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Re: debugging cygwin

On Mon, 9 Jan 2006, Ken Senior wrote:

> As I continue to descend deeper into the rabbit hole.... To think, all
> this just to try to figure out why rsync is hanging....
> So, rather than following the quick 'n dirty suggestion of Igor (Thanks
> though Igor),  I followed the FAQ #15 on installing snapshots with the
> same problem---cygwin will no longer run with snapshot.  Because the
> error message I get when I try to launch the cygwin shell flashes by too
> fast to see, I decided to launch a Windows command window and then run
> bash.exe from there. This is the error I got:
> Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
> (C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
> C:\>cd cygwin
> C:\cygwin>cd bin
> C:\cygwin\bin>bash.exe
>      7 [main] ? (3732) C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe: *** fatal error - system shared
> memory version mismatch detected - 0x75BE0084/0x75BE0095.
> This problem is probably due to using incompatible versions of the cygwin DLL.
> Search for cygwin1.dll using the Windows Start->Find/Search facility
> and delete all but the most recent version.  The most recent version *should*
> reside in x:\cygwin\bin, where 'x' is the drive on which you have
> installed the cygwin distribution.  Rebooting is also suggested if you
> are unable to find another cygwin DLL.
> C:\cygwin\bin>
> This was the 1/8 snapshot.  Thanks again everyone for helping.  At least
> I'm learning as I peel each new layer from the onion, lol :)

Yep, that was caused by unstopped Cygwin processes.  FAQ #15 should work.
Again, sorry for the confusion.
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