cygwin dlls address issue (cygconv-2.dll), unable to rebaseall

Christopher Faylor
Mon Nov 26 20:34:00 GMT 2012

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 03:11:50PM -0500, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>On 26/11/2012 2:47 PM, Piren wrote:
>> Thanks for the response Ryan
>> I'm seeing the same issues no matter what runs on Windows, it does the
>> same even in Safe Mode. Also, this issue only started once i updated
>> to the new Cygwin version and my windows configuration/installed apps
>> did not change.
>> ATM Cygwin is completely non functional, is there nothing i can do to
>> try and resolve this?
>If you're really desperate, rename your cygwin directory to something 
>else (e.g. cygwin.broken) and see if reinstalling from scratch fixes it. 
>All the packages should still be cached (no new downloads) and that will 
>rule out any misconfiguration. If the fresh version is broken I have no 
>idea what to do after that; if it works, just migrate your $HOME over 
>and problem solved.

And, if *that* doesn't work, just keep trying.  Note that eventually you
may fill up your disk with botched Cygwin installations so it would
probably be best to have a new hard drive ready to isntall for that


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