Possible Windows 7 issue? cc1.exe: error while loading shared libraries: ?

Taggart Ashby unknownsoldier1445@gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 19:50:00 GMT 2010

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 11:20 AM, Stephen Leake <stephen.a.leake@nasa.gov> wrote:
> Taggart Ashby <unknownsoldier1445@gmail.com> writes:
>> Hello,
>> I am wondering if anyone has encountered or might now how to fix the
>> following issue:
>> /usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/cc1.exe: error while loading shared libraries:
>>  ?: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> I got a similar message when trying to install Cygwin from scratch. I
> think the missing dll was cyggcc_s-1.dll (sorry, I did not take good
> notes). I had to copy that file from a .tar.gz to /bin by hand, then the
> install went thru.
> Apparently there is a missing dependency.
> Note: if you run an executable from Windows Explorer, you get a better
> message about what DLL is missing (MS finally did something right!).
>> I have been using cygwin with ease for a couple years now, but
>> recently things aren't quite working out.
>> This issue started when I upgraded my operating system to Windows 7 64-bit.
>> Anytime I attempt to compile a C or C++ program (cc1plus.exe in that
>> case), I get the above error. I only get the error if I attempt to
>> compile from the windows command prompt.
> That makes it sound like a path problem.
> --
> -- Stephe

The path is set to C:/cygwin/bin which is where it is located. :-\

~Tag Ashby

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