Replacing setup.exe and cygcheck with dpkg (Was: Re: cygcheck typo in both manpage and --help)

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Mar 9 10:35:00 GMT 2009

On Mar  9 10:18, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> --- Lun 9/3/09, Andy Koppe ha scritto:
> > Are you sure that's possible? I'd expect Windows to
> > complain loudly at
> > that point.
> > [...]
> I also used that trick to replace cyglsa.dll installing
> snapshots but cyglsa.dll was not in use at that time.

It's safe to do for cyglsa.dll.  Windows accesses this DLL by handle
and the replacement is only used after a reboot.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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