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Re: Running cygwin built programs in Windows XP
On Sun, 22 Dec 2002 13:27:18 -0600 John Seeliger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> "Igor Pechtchanski" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> On Sat, 21 Dec 2002, John Seeliger wrote:
>>> How do I run a program that I built with gcc under Cygwin in Windows? When
>>> I try to run them, it says it can't find cygwin1.dll.
>> Make sure c:\cygwin\bin is in your PATH. Another alternative is to use
>> the mingw runtime by giving gcc the -mno-cygwin option, but be aware that
>> there is less posix support there (IIRC).
> Thanks. I gave the -mno-cygwin a try and it worked. I added
> to my autoexec.bat.
Autoexec.bat is not read at startup in WinXP.
> It still will not recognize it and programs developed in cygwin without
> the -mno-cygwin option and opened directly from windows give the error
> message about cygwin1.dll . Where does it need to go?
You need to add it to PATH in 'My Computer' -> ??? -> Environment.
Look up Environment in WinXP's help.
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