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Re: cygserver service won't start

On Sep 11 13:06, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Sep 2004, Alder wrote:
> > On a perfect platform, perhaps, but like I said, I really had to add it
> > because without it there a Windows dialog would pop up when I ran cygserver
> > telling me that 'Cygwin1.dll' could not be found.  That was also true on my
> > previous installation, and one of the reasons I thought it best to reinstall.

This is weird.  I never observed that and I installed a lot of services
using cygrunsrv on a good number of machines.

> I'm observing similar behavior, but it looks like our causes may be
> different.

Igor, out with your debugging experiences!

> If your cygcheck showed that you have check_case:strict in your CYGWIN
> variable, I'd've guessed that this is another instance of the bug I
> reported on the cygwin-developers list (where the PATH got truncated on
> converting it back to Win32 format).  The fact that cygrunsrv *appends*
> /bin to the PATH, whereas you *prepend* it, seems to argue strongly for
> this.
> Just for the sake of completeness, though, could you please try adding a
> service that basically invokes cmd.exe with '-c "echo %PATH%"' as
> arguments, and see what the PATH is in the log after starting the service?

Yes, I would be curios as well.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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