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Re: Failure to run image magic in the latest release

On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 04:27:37PM +1200, Mark Hadfield wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>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
>>> ...
>>>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
>I for one am very glad it has been mentioned on the Cygwin list, as I 
>had noticed similar behaviour but not bothered to establish the cause. 
>And I would never have thought it was an X-related problem as convert is 
>a non-graphical program.

So maybe you should be reading the cygwin-xfree mailing list then.

>I think it affects GraphicsMagick also.

It is, without a doubt, a cygwin/x issue.  So please no more whining here.


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