Another "Can't find libX11.dll" problem

Igor Pechtchanski
Tue Apr 8 18:00:00 GMT 2003

On Tue, 8 Apr 2003, David Williams wrote:

> I have been all over the internet, and found lots of people getting the
> same error message as I am.  Unfortunately, I have not been able to find
> a solution that works for me.  My appologies to anyone thinking "not
> again".
> I am running the most current version of Cygwin on a WIN2K machine.
> When run locally, the X Window system seems to be working fine.  At
> least I do not get any pop-up error messages, and my X Window session
> opens up and functions.
> I am trying to use remote XDM on a Debian (Woody) system, where X is
> also functioning locally.
> Using the command:
> "C:\Program Files\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin\XWin.exe" -query <IP of Debian
> system>
> with the start path of:
> "C:\Program Files\cygwin\bin"
> I get a pop-up telling me that it cannot find "libX11.dll".
> After clicking on "OK", I get my XDM login screen, and everything works
> perfectly.  I just can't figure out how to get rid of that error pop-up.
> Any ideas?


libX11.dll is in "/usr/X11R6/bin".  Try adding both "c:\cygwin\bin" and
"c:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin" to your Windows PATH.
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