Cygwin v1.5.5-1: g++ produces "Entry Point Not Found" error

Igor Pechtchanski
Sat Sep 27 01:31:00 GMT 2003


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FWIW, your cygcheck output looks pretty normal -- I don't see any reason
for the messages you're getting.

Are you still getting them, BTW?  Did you reboot since you tried g++ last?
Did the reboot help?

If not, did you search for copies of cygwin1.dll *outside* of your Cygwin
tree?  I specifically mentioned them in the last line of my message.

On Fri, 26 Sep 2003, Kin Ming Ng wrote:

>      Sorry that I had forgot to include a cygcheck attachment, here it
> is...  In any case, the Cygwin v1.5.5-1 is a fresh installation downloaded
> directly from using the default setup.exe.  I do wanted to
> point out one thing however, I did encounter some problems during the
> usage of setup.exe to download "all" of the files first into my computer
> to install cygwin.  I had to make several attempts in order to download a
> complete setup of "all" the files.  I wonder if this has anything to do
> with the problem because I only found 1 copy of cygwin1.dll inside the
> installed cygwin directory.
> Ken
> > On Fri, 26 Sep 2003, Kin Ming Ng wrote:
> >
> > >      I had successfully compiled several programs with g++ under
> > > Cygwin v1.3.20-1.  But upon upgrading to Cygwin v1.5.5-1, the same
> > > programs that are compiled with the new g++ produces the error:
> > >   "cc1plus.exe - Entry Point Not Found" - in a popup window
> > > Inside the error window, it details:
> > >   "The procedure entry point __getreent could not be located in the
> > > dynamic link library cygwin1.dll"
> > >
> > >      I had never received this error before and I didn't see a previous
> > > posting related to this subject, so I figured I'll post something here.
> > > Had I included enough information in this message?  If not, please do ask.
> > > Please forgive my naiveness, I'm new.
> > >
> > > Ken
> >
> > The guidelines for reporting Cygwin problems are outlined in
> > <>.  It would have helped if you had
> > attached (as an uncompressed text *attachment*) the output of "cygcheck
> > -svr".
> >
> > At a guess, you either have an older cygwin1.dll (i.e., you had a Cygwin
> > process running while upgrading), or you have more than one copy of
> > cygwin1.dll on your system.  The cygcheck output requested above will
> > confirm or deny these guesses.  If the former is correct, you should get
> > things working after a reboot.  If the latter, simply delete the extra
> > (older) copies of cygwin1.dll, leaving only the one in /bin.  Be aware
> > that the other copies of cygwin1.dll may not be in the Cygwin tree.
> > 	Igor

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