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RE: Less fails with link error
- From: David Balazic <david dot balazic at hermes dot si>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2003 17:45:23 +0200
- Subject: RE: Less fails with link error
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> To: David Balazic
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> Subject: Re: Less fails with link error
> On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 05:20:55PM +0200, David Balazic wrote:
> > If I try to run less from bash, I get a dialog saying :
> > less.exe - Entry Point Not Found
> > The procedure entry point __getreent could not be located in the dynamic
> > link library cygwin1.dll.
> Looks like a version mismatch between Cygwin and less.. did you install
> Setup and did you *not* use the experimental version of less with the
> version of Cygwin?
I just selected the latest version of less ( by clicking on its name to
cycle versions ).
There was no warning that it is incompatible with the cygwin version.
> hmm.. I vaguely remember seeing a cygcheck output here somewhere..
> Yup - your cygcheck output says you're using bersion 381-1 of less - if
> is right, you have a cygwin-version mismatch: less 381-1 is for cygwin
> which is not compatible with cygwin-1.3.x. Re-fetch less with Setup and
> > [OK]
> > I would give you the "less" version number , but "rpm -q less" gives :
> > $ rpm -qa
> > error: db4 error(13) from dbenv->open: Permission denied
> > error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Permission denied (13)
> > error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
> > no packages
> Setup != rpm
> Cygwin != Linux
> You used Setup to install, didn't you?
> Use cygcheck to get the version of less, then :)
I llearned something new.
rpm would catch the incompatibility though :-)
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