setup.exe fails

Brian Dessent brian@dessent.net
Mon Feb 14 04:54:00 GMT 2005


a12 wrote:

> I have just fetched all Cygwin updates to a local directory, and started
> setup.exe to install them.
> setup.exe fails with following error:
> uname.exe - Cannot find start address
> Cannot find procedure start address -impure_ptr in DLL file cygwin1.dll

That usually means you have an older/incompatible cygwin1.dll from some
other piece of software hanging around in your path.  Attach the
cygcheck output as it says to at <http://cygwin.com/problems.html> if
you want more help.

Brian

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