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

Ryan Johnson
Mon Nov 26 20:41:00 GMT 2012

On 26/11/2012 3:34 PM, 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
> eventuality.
When in doubt, reboot/reinstall.
We *are* using Windows, after all.

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