Unable to use Mintty - Fresh Install

Andrew DeFaria Andrew@DeFaria.com
Sat Nov 22 07:22:00 GMT 2014

On 11/21/2014 2:09 PM, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Andrew DeFaria!
>> 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).
> Don't even need a cmd prompt.
> You can just start bash.

True cut if something goes wrong it's real hard to catch the error 
message before the window disappears! ;-)
Andrew DeFaria

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