uname vs. cygcheck output discrepancy

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Mon Jul 22 22:35:00 GMT 2013

On 7/22/2013 6:00 PM, Balaji Venkataraman wrote:
> I downloaded the latest version of setup-x86.exe (and
> setup-x86_64.exe) and updated both my Cygwin installs. The 64bit
> version seems to be okay but on 32b Cygwin, I notice a discrepancy in
> the dll version number between uname and cygcheck.
> $ uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 [EDITED] 1.7.21(0.267/5/3) 2013-07-15 12:17 i686 Cygwin
> $ cygcheck -V
> cygcheck (cygwin) 1.7.22

Are you sure you don't need to reboot?  If cygwin1.dll was in use while
you were installing and you didn't free it up, a reboot will be necessary
before you see the new cygwin1.dll.



A: Yes.
 > Q: Are you sure?
 >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
 >>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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