This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
PROBLEM SOLVED: NT/2000 failure
Ron House wrote:
> Okay, the installation entries seem to say that the necessary component
> is the package cygwin itself. I installed that via setup.exe on the
> W2000 box, but still I get the "Error opening terminal: cygwin."
> message. (As an aside, that setup prog is darned infuriating if you want
> to skip all but one package.)
Following this, I installed the ncurses package and everything worked. I
have a feeling that only a tiny part of that big ncurses pack is
actually used to make exes function.
My thanks to Robert Collins and the others who helped me out with this
Ron House firstname.lastname@example.org
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Bug reporting: http://cygwin.com/bugs.html