newbie - cygwin1.dll error

John Pollock
Sat Nov 18 21:46:00 GMT 2000

>I have managed to get gcc to compile a program, but when I try and run it
>(by double clicking the .exe in explorer) I get the following error:

>A required .DLL file, CYGWIN1.DLL, was not found

this dll comes with the package called "cygwin".  The latest version is
1.1.5-7.  It's pretty hard to do anything in cygwin without it.


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