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Re: Failure to run image magic in the latest release

On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 03:01:27AM +0100, Andy Rushton wrote:
>Hi all,
>I have found a problem with ImageMagick and a temporary fix.
>After a recent update to my Cygwin installation, the convert program
>stopped working. It simply exited silently, though I discover with gdb
>that it was failing with an unknown exception. It turned out that this
>was because of a missing dll, specifically
>/usr/X11R6/bin/cygdpstk-1.dll, which also requires
>A bit more digging and I found that these DLLs used to be part of
>package xorg-x11-bin-dlls but has been removed with the latest release -
>I've fixed the problem for myself by grabbing these DLLs from the
>previous version of this package (xorg-x11-bin-dlls- and
>hand-installing them.
>So, as I said, I don't know whether this could be fixed by you or the
>x11 maintainers. Any thoughts?

Just one:  cygwin/x issues should really go to the cygwin-xfree mailing


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