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Re: Today's revision of pcre : possible cause of damage?
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <ronald at landheer dot com>
- To: fergus at bonhard dot uklinux dot net
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 16:55:47 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: Re: Today's revision of pcre : possible cause of damage?
This is my fault - sorry :(
To fix this, run
$ cd /usr/bin
$ cp cygpcre-0.dll cygpcre.dll
$ cp cygpcreposix-0.dll cygpcreposix.dll
in your shell or
> cd path\to\cygwin\bin
> copy cygpcre-0.dll cygpcre.dll
> copy cygpcreposix-0.dll cygpcreposix.dll
At fault (as already explained in other terms on this thread and in
cygwin-apps) is a severe case of fat fingers and cafeine deprivation on my
The combined vigilance of the more experience Cygwin contributors &
maintainers have lead to the permanent solution which is propagating the
diverse mirrors as we speak.
My apologies for the inconvenience.
On Thu, 5 Jun 2003 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Sometime in the last couple of hours I ran setup.exe and upgraded pcre and
> associated bits and pieces. Maybe I did something wrong but now there are
> real rather than virtual files as follows:
> Also a call to less causes a "missing cygpcre.dll" error message.
> There may be other problems induced by this revision OR I really have
> suffered a moderately damaging slipped finger whilst running it. Can anybody
> confirm or otherwise? Thank you.
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