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Re: cygheap base mismatch detected

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 9:37 PM, Andrew DeFaria  wrote:
> On 7/17/2012 6:56 PM, Reini Urban wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 7:02 PM, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>>> Is there a workaround for the problem mentioned in
>>> I suddenly started
>>> getting this error like every other time I run perl.
>> perlrebase
> When I run perlrebase I get:
> Ltsdo-adefaria:perlrebase
>       3 [main] perl5.10.1 (6808) C:\Cygwin\bin\perl5.10.1.exe: *** fatal
> error - cygheap base mismatch detected - 0x612768B0/0xD268B0.
> This problem is probably due to using incompatible versions of the cygwin
> DLL.
> Search for cygwin1.dll using the Windows Start->Find/Search facility
> and delete all but the most recent version.  The most recent version
> *should*
> reside in x:\cygwin\bin, where 'x' is the drive on which you have
> installed the cygwin distribution.  Rebooting is also suggested if you
> are unable to find another cygwin DLL.
> and proceeds to consume about 10% of CPU for like 10 minutes. Am I just
> supposed to let it crank along?

No. This looks like you really got 2 cygwin1.dll's running.
Reini Urban

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