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Re: 1.7.7 - OpenSSH Fatal Error 1114

Hi John,

On Dec  1 17:16, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Dec  1 07:13, John Fano wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > 
> > I have cygwin 1.7.7 installed on a win2003 r2 file server.  
> > [...]
> > 4: '      0 [main] sshd 1388 C:\\cygwin\\usr\\sbin\\sshd.exe: ***
> > fatal error - could not load u, Win32 error 1114\nStack
>                               ^^^
>     It's probably safe to assume that this is user32.dll.
>     There's a glitch in the debug output in 1.7.7.
> The difference between Cygwin 1.7.5 and 1.7.7 is just that 1.7.7 loads
> the dynamically loaded system DLLs using the full path, while 1.7.5
> loads them using just the name, for instance:
>   1.7.5:   LoadLibrary ("user32.dll")
>   1.7.7:   LoadLibrary ("C:\\Windows\\System32\\user32.dll")
> The reason we're doing that is
> So far we have not the faintest idea why loading the system DLLs using
> the full path fails in some scenarios, while using just the DLL name
> works.
> There's some kind of a workaround in the current development sources,
> but apparently this solution also doesn't provide a 100% success rate.

Can you please test the latest developer snapshot from  It contains yet another patch which is
supposed to workaround this problem.  It would be nice if you could
report back quickly.

Thanks in advance,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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