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Re: Problem with a Cygwin App - Broken on a pristine system untilI install Cygwin, cygwin1.dll doesn't seem to be enough

On Fri, 24 Oct 2003, Benjamin Cutler wrote:

> I have a program that I originally wrote on Linux, and compiled with
> cygwin to make a Windows binary. The problem is that the Windows binary
> won't work properly on a system that doesn't have cygwin installed on
> it. It seems to not be using fread and fwrite correctly, or it's having
> some weird problem with pointers that I can't figure out. The problem is
> that as SOON as I install Cygwin onto a system, the executable works
> perfectly, even though I don't change anything directly related to the
> program itself.
> The program is using SDL, if that makes any difference, and cygwin1.dll
> is the latest version in all my test cases. So far on every machine I've
> tried it on this has been the case, where it won't work properly until
> I've installed cygwin. What might cygwin be installing that suddenly
> lets the program work right that I need to be distributing with my
> program besides cygwin1.dll?

"cygcheck yourprogram.exe" should tell you all the DLLs that your program
directly or indirectly depends on.
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