1.7.x: m4 does not show any reaction

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Nov 26 17:33:00 GMT 2010

On Nov 25 21:09, Marcus Osdoba wrote:
> Am 24.11.2010 21:27, schrieb Eric Blake:
> >On 11/24/2010 01:18 PM, Marcus Osdoba wrote:
> >>Sorry for the confusion last time. The output I sent was from another
> >>system (Windows 7). The problem I discribed occured on a Win XP
> >>installation. I upgraded from pre-1.7 to cygwin 1.7.x.
> >>I verfied the proper installation of libcygseg
> >
> >There's no such thing as libcygseg.  There's libsigsegv (which has an
> >included cygsigsegv-2.dll).
> >
> >>- and it is in fact
> >>installed. Nevertheless, m4 does not produce any output when I run
> >>m4.exe --version:
> >>
> >>me@host ~
> >>$ /usr/bin/m4.exe --version
> >
> >What's the exit status here?  I still think you might be suffering from
> >a missing dependency dll.  Does running m4.exe under a cmd window give
> >you a popup box about a missing entry point?
> >
> Launching m4.exe in a Windows (XP) CMD gives the following error:
> RedBox: The procedure entry point __locale_mb_cur_max could not be
> located in the dynamic link library cygwin1.dll.

There's an older Cygwin DLL in the path somewhere. You should try to
find and remove it.


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