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RE: Cannot install - xmlcatalog cannot find libxml2
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 17:19:55 -0000
- Subject: RE: Cannot install - xmlcatalog cannot find libxml2
Dave Korn wrote:
> Dave Korn wrote:
>> Dave Korn wrote:
Making a habit of correcting myself today... d'oh!
>> Nope, that's not it. I think I /have/ traced it now: it's a packaging
>> error in libxml2 package itself. It contains the dll, but the maintainer
>> forgot to package it with the correct prefix. You might be able to fix
>> the problem by a rename:
>> mv /bin/cygxml2-2.dll /bin/libxml2.dll
> No, that's not it either! Cygcheck clearly shows that xmlcatalog.exe is
> linked against the non-standard name:
> dk@espanola /bin> cygcheck xmlcatalog.exe
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\xmlcatalog.exe
Just to clarify: it is entirely standard for cygwin apps to use non-standard
cygXXX names for cygwin dlls to link against. It would be very nonstandard of
xmlcatalog to link against a dll with a standard libXXX name.
Hope that clears up any confusion!
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