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Re: problems running mmv on cygwin

On Thu, 23 Mar 2006, John Covici wrote:

> Hi.  I just installed cygwin and I wanted to compile and run mmv.  I
> got the source and ran the Makefile -- there was no configure script.
> When I try to start the program I get the Microsoft dialog about
> sending an error report.  Looks like the offset was 10000 and the
> error was0xc0000005.
> I can send a cygcheck if desired.
> Any assistance would be appreciated.

You should really be asking the suppliers of mmv, but error 0xc0000005
("the application could not be initialized properly") is usually
indicative of the missing execute permission on some DLL.  Make sure you
"chmod a+x" all the DLLs that are produced by the build.
FWIW, "gcc -shared" marks DLLs as executable, so there must be some other
piece of code (e.g., "install -m 0644" in the Makefile) that changes the
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