Avoid collisions between parallel installations of Cygwin

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Oct 13 16:00:00 GMT 2009

On Oct 13 17:34, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> That's not a new problem.  If the /usr/local/bin/bob tool is started
> from a shortcut and catches the other DLL, this will work like a charm
> if no other Cygwin process using the "good" DLL is running.

Something's missing at this point.  I meant to say that this is what
happens potentially if other processes using the good DLL are running:

> With the
> current state the user might get a blinking Window which simply
> disappears again.  That's not much better than getting a working
> applications which might or might not hit a bug in the other DLL.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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