getting cancelsynchronous IO error when starting mintty.exe from Windows XP desktop shortcut

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Fri Jul 29 07:38:00 GMT 2016


Am 28.07.2016 um 22:30 schrieb Warren Young:
> On Jul 27, 2016, at 10:00 PM, prabhakar gupta <gupta_prabhakar@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> After getting the "installation cocmpleted" message I double clicked on the MINTTY.EXE shortcut and go the following error:
>> "The procedure entry point cancelsynchronousio could not be located in the dynamic link libraryKERNEL32.DLL”.
> Indeed, that Windows API function does not exist on XP:
>
>    https://msdn.microsoft.com/library/windows/desktop/aa363794.aspx
>
> Does this not show that the Cygwin DLL is trying to call it?
I've tested mintty 2.4.2 on cygwin 2.5.2 on Windows XP and it works fine 
here.
Thomas

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