Where should startup files go?
Tue Sep 11 03:52:00 GMT 2001
Can you edit startxwin.bat and check if you correct PATH in it?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rabiyah Hack [ mailto:email@example.com ]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2001 12:38 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Where should startup files go?
> Hello everyone,
> I tried installing Cygwin/Xfree86 and got the following
> error when runing
> First I get a message box saying "A required .DLL file,
> CYGWIN1.DLL, was not found". Then the DOS window says: too
> many parameters startxwin.bat - Starting on Windows 95/98/Me
> Cannot find file 'XWin' (or one of its components). Check to
> ensure the path and filename are correct and that all
> required libraries are available. Cannot find file 'xterm'
> (or one of its components). Check to ensure the path and
> filename are correct and that all required libraries are
> available. Cannot find file 'twm' (or one of its components).
> Check to ensure the path and filename are correct and that
> all required libraries are available.
> I do have these files however:
> cygwin1.dll in c:\cygwin\bin
> twm.exe C:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin
> xterm.exe in C:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin
> XWin in C:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin
> startxwin.bat in C:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin
> Are any of these files misplaced?
> Thanks in advance,
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