getting cancelsynchronous IO error when starting mintty.exe from Windows XP desktop shortcut

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Sep 1 14:46:00 GMT 2016

On Sep  1 07:14, Fjor wrote:
> Hi, Prabhakar,
> I upgraded my cygwin in XP to 2.6 and found that it doesn't work,, second

> Of course, when we have to upgrade packages again in the future, we must 
> confirm that these three packages are marked "keep" to avoid them to be 
> modified by the installer during the upgrading process.

The 2.5.2 package will go away at one point.  Keep a copy, but there's
no guarantee that future applications will continue to work on 2.5.2,
given that we add API entry points.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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