Problem with xterm and cygxft-2.dll after update

Mark Arnold
Wed Apr 14 04:21:00 GMT 2004

Hi All,

I was hoping to get some help with a problem I am now having with my 
Prior to yesterday I hadn't updated my cygwin installation for about 
about 3 weeks or so.  
I updated by running the "setup" application and initially downloaded
everything locally from my favourite mirror, then ran setup again and
installed what needed to be updated.
I noticed in the process of updating that the heirarchy changed with 
the addition of the X11 category and I now have the xorg-x11-XXX packages
installed (versions

The problem is now that when I start "X" and try to run things suck as
xclock and xterm I get a windows dialog box appearing telling me that 
xterm is unable to locate the DLL cygXft-2.dll in the specified path
and lists the search path which includes C:\cygwin\bin, 
C:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin plus a whole lot of other windows directories.

I have searched under C:\cygwin for this dll and cant seem to find it,
I do have a cygXft-1.dll in C:\cygwin\usr\x11R6\bin but not a "-2.dll"

I was wondering if there is anything I can do to fix this ?
I have tried a few things such as re-installing the X11 packages etc 
but all to no avail.

thanks, Mark
PS. If there is anything I can post in terms of logs etc, please let me 

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