getting cancelsynchronous IO error when starting mintty.exe from Windows XP desktop shortcut
Fri Jul 29 10:39:00 GMT 2016
On Jul 28 23:39, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Am 28.07.2016 um 22:30 schrieb Warren Young:
> > On Jul 27, 2016, at 10:00 PM, prabhakar gupta <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
CancelSynchronousIo is dynamically loaded by the Cygwin DLL up to version
2.5.2. If loading fails, the DLL falls back to other, somewhat unsafe
code on pre-Vista.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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