"No absolute path for shell:" error

Larry Hall (Cygwin X) reply-to-list-only-lh-x@cygwin.com
Thu Dec 1 00:34:00 GMT 2005

On 11/30/2005, Douglas Spearot wrote:
> Thank you for the response Thomas. I downloaded the source from the website 
> that you listed below. When I try to run the 'configure' file that you 
> created to build XTERM, I get a number of error messages (all of which say 
> the same thing): "The procedure entry point getline could not be located in 
> the dynamic link library cygwin1.dll"

Make sure you have one and only one cygwin1.dll on your system.  If you do,
make sure you've rebooted after the last install you did (from setup.exe).
This is a classic message that occurs when you're running apps that expect
a more current cygwin1.dll than can be found/loaded into memory.

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