Unable to use Mintty - Fresh Install

Andrew DeFaria Andrew@DeFaria.com
Fri Nov 21 20:42:00 GMT 2014

On 11/21/2014 10:58 AM, Warren Young wrote:
>>> Warning: cygwin1.dll not found on your path
>> this is curious
> ItÂ’s happening because heÂ’s not running cygcheck under Cygwin, since Cygwin wonÂ’t start on his system.  Hence, c:\cygwin\bin isnÂ’t in the path.
> This is also why it skips all the package checks, and why it complains about things like awk not found.

You don't need mintty to "run cygwin". Open a cmd prompt and do 
C:\Cygwin\bin\bash -i --login (Or wherever you installed Cygwin).
Andrew DeFaria

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