Unable to use Mintty - Fresh Install

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Sun Nov 23 02:21:00 GMT 2014

Greetings, Andrew DeFaria!

>>>>>> Warning: cygwin1.dll not found on your path
>>>>> this is curious
>>>> It’s happening because he’s not running cygcheck under Cygwin, since Cygwin won’t start on his system.  Hence, c:\cygwin\bin isn’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! ;-)

Aaaaahh!!! You clever creature! :D
Good point. I'll keep that in mind next time I have to convey console commands
to someone less educated.

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 23.11.2014, <04:26>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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