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Re: emacs - Entry Point not found error

Hi Joe,

Thanks for giving me a lead on the error. I noticed that the name conflicted with an existing application that had the same name for the libSM.dll and that created the problem. When, I uninstalled the application, emacs works fine.


--------- Original Message ---------

DATE: Tue, 3 Jun 2003 08:39:06 
From: Igor Pechtchanski <>
To: Joe Buehler <>

>On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Joe Buehler wrote:
>> Mani Krishnan Venkatachari wrote:
>> >   I installed the new version of cygwin recently. When I try to load
>> > emacs, it gives a dialog box with the following error.
>> >
>> > "The procedure entry point SmClientID could not be located in the dynamic link lilbrary lilbSM.dll"
>> That library is in the Xfree86-bin package.  It lives in /usr/X11R6/bin.
>> Make sure you have the package installed and that the directory is in your
>> PATH.
>> It may be that libSM.dll has changed in a recent XFree86 release, in which
>> case there is a big problem.
>I've read on the cygwin-xfree list about the intent to eventually rename
>lib*.dll to cyg*.dll to conform to cygwin dynamic library naming
>standards.  See <>.
>This is not currently happening, AFAIU; just a heads-up.
>	Igor
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