Please try the 6/1 Cygwin DLL snapshot -- this may be the one
Wed Jun 7 08:38:00 GMT 2000
Just thought I'd offer some feedback. I've been using the 6/1 snapshot for a
couple of days now with no problems. All of my mounts are textmode and I've
seen none of the problems that appeared in the 1.1.1 release.
--- Chris Faylor <email@example.com> wrote:
> The 2000-Jun-01 snapshot should fix any lingering problems with text
> mode reads or writes being performed in binary. It is available here:
> This file should be copied to your /bin directory. There should also
> be a cygwin1.dll in this directory. If there isn't, you're in the wrong
> Once it's downloaded please:
> 1) Terminate all running cygwin applications
> 2) In the command shell, cd to the MS-DOS equivalent of your /bin
> directory, e.g.,
> cd cygwin\bin
> 3) gzip -d cygwin1-20000601.dll.gz
> 4) copy cygwin1.dll cygwin1.dll.safe
> 5) copy cygwin1-20000601.dll cygwin1.dll
> 6) Check any failing applications for correct operation.
> Note that the setup utility mounts your root in "binmode" by default.
> This DLL does not change that. It only fixes the problems with reading
> files in text mode that were most clearly illustrated by make and sed.
> It should also fix a couple of other problems reported here in the last
> week. Check the ChangeLog for more info:
> If there is not too much grumbling about this snapshot, it will probably
> become the next net release of the Cygwin DLL.
> If you do try out this DLL, I would appreciate hearing success or failure
> reports here in the firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list. Do not
> send them to me personally.
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