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Re: *** system shared memory version mismatch detected

On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 03:15:29PM -0700, Brian Dessent wrote:
>Giulio Ardoino wrote:
>> As I said I already did a full search, in every drive and \cygwin\bin\cygwin1.dll
>> is the only cygwin dll I have. Tried rebooting but no luck.
>> Again, this wasn't happening before upgrading to 1.5.16-1. I don't know
>> if that's the fault or if it's something it doesn't like about my config.
>> If I delete that dll cygwin compiled programs don't start complain it's
>> missing. I even tried deleting everything and reinstalling from scratch,
>> no luck either. It might be some keys in the registry..
>Check the mailing list archives, I think there were some recent issues
>relating to the way the DLL handled interlocking on initialization that
>led to spurious cygheap mismatch errors.  Or just try a snapshot.

That would only happen when multiple cygwin processes were started from
non-cygwin processes.

Surely, the OP would not have failed to mention that crucial piece of


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