setup-x86_64 postinstall errors -529697949

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Nov 25 16:24:00 GMT 2014

On Nov 24 15:55, wrote:
> Error codes of  -529697949 have a special meaning for VC++ programmers. 
> (I'm not one of those.)  Googling leads to this Microsoft link, and the 
> suggestion of an unhandled exception.
> Package: Unknown package
> exit code -529697949
> exit code -529697949
> exit code -529697949
> exit code -529697949
> exit code -529697949
> exit code -529697949
> ... and many more like this ...

Curious enough, none of the affected tools has been built with VC++
and thus, FWIW, uses VC++ "throw" calls.  BLODA?

> cygcheck is warning me I have "multiple cygwin1.dlls" on my path.  I have 
> my doubts about that, since I ran cygcheck with the current directory set 
> to c:\cygwin64\bin, and it seems to be reporting the same location twice.

Simply searching for cygwin1.dll on your drive might prove it.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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