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

Christopher Faylor
Mon Nov 26 20:36:00 GMT 2012

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 03:34:36PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>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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