1.1.7 & NT4.0 problem

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Tue Jan 30 08:10:00 GMT 2001

Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Dec 2000, Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
> > I just installed cygwin 1.1.7 on a NT4.0 computer.  I try to run cygwin.bat,
> > but it just kind of hangs.  The command window opens, but I don't get the
> > prompt.  If I wait long enough, I get bash: Invalid argument: /usr/bin/id,
> > or something similar.  There is no /usr/bin/id, just /bin/id.  I tried copying
> > id.exe to /usr/bin, but that did not help.  I installed a relatively new
> > version of cygwin, not 1.1.7, on a 98 computer and it works great.  Thanks
> > for any help.
> >
> I reinstalled the latest cygwin on NT and the same thing is happening.
> Please help... I need NT to be useful.

You obviously didn't use the prescribed method for installing Cygwin or
you would have a /usr/bin and a /usr/lib.  Please use the
http://cygwin.com/setup.exe program to setup your Cygwin environment


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