The un-notified update of gcc4-4.3.4-3 cause setup failed(build date 2009-12-11 to 2010-08-15, caused file size mismatch)

Dave Korn
Thu Sep 2 23:18:00 GMT 2010

On 02/09/2010 05:32, LiuYan 刘研 wrote:
> Today I try to setup cygwin on a new server, it keeps failed with a
> "cyggcc_s-1.dll is missed" error in the last post-install phase.

  I'm sorry it caused you a problem, I'm afraid setup.exe was smarter than I
am and it spotted the difference when I hoped it wouldn't.  I thought that it
would be ok, since cyggcc_s-1.dll would already be installed, so it shouldn't
have been looking to upgrade anything.

  Are you perhaps sharing a local package cache dir between both these
machines, on a network shared drive or similar?

> I rename gcc4 directory to gcc4-old, reinstall gcc4 and libgcc1 package, it
> works ok finally.

  Right, that workaround should suffice.  I wanted to avoid everyone who
already had the package installed from having to redownload it because the
only thing that changed was a couple of 'x' permission bits on a couple of the


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