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Re: Presence of cygwin64 elements in an existing Cygwin 32 install after updating




Thanks, Ken.  Good to know that, I included all troubleshooting info
and methods that I've gleaned from the mailing list over the years.

Maybe the bind-utils maintainer can offer a fix.

Keith

On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 8:21 AM, Ken Brown <kbrown@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 8/24/2017 9:36 AM, Keith Christian wrote:
>>
>> Some Cygwin programs are failing even after reboots, re-installing the
>> faulty program, and the customary automatic rebasing (e.g. 'dig', Line
>> 1 below) after a recent update:
>>
>> Some cygwin64 packages were installed (see line 17 below (even though
>> I am running *32* bit cygwin, installed using setup-*x86*.exe:
>>
>> After the existing setup warned me that there was a newer one, I
>> downloaded this one before continuing with the update.
>>
>>      08/23/2017  04:10 PM           871,955 setup-x86.exe
>>
>>      9afd6a83bbb7dbb55805ab113e1e618e *setup-x86.exe
>>
>> Lines 1 - 9: After the update I noticed that 'dig' wasn't working
>> properly (even after a reboot, and a reinstall of the bind-utils
>> package, and the automatic rebase invoked by 'setup'.)
>>
>> Lines 12 - 17: cygcheck showed the following note about a missing (64
>> bit?) cygwin DLL.
>>
>> Line 17 especially, why is there an 'x86_64' reference on a cygwin 32
>> bit install?
>>
>> Lines 20 - 29 show a number of cygwin64 references, 108 to be exact on
>> Line 29:
>>
>> Line 33 is additional evidence that this is the 32 bit setup program:
>>
>> Lines 36 - 44 show more info about the setup.ini file.
>>
>>
>>       1    dig +short -x 127.0.0.1
>>       2          0 [main] dig (4552) C:\cygwin\bin\dig.exe: *** fatal
>> error - cygheap base mismatch detected - 0x612E8408/0xBA8408.
>>       3    This problem is probably due to using incompatible versions
>> of the cygwin DLL.
>>       4    Search for cygwin1.dll using the Windows Start->Find/Search
>> facility
>>       5    and delete all but the most recent version.  The most recent
>> version *should*
>>       6    reside in x:\cygwin\bin, where 'x' is the drive on which you
>> have
>>       7    installed the cygwin distribution.  Rebooting is also suggested
>> if you
>>       8    are unable to find another cygwin DLL.
>>       9    Segmentation fault
>>      10
>>      11
>>      12    grep "cygwin1\.dll"
>> /var/kchristian/cygcheck/cygcheck_s_r_v_20170823_165156
>>      13     3373k 2017/07/12 C:\cygwin\bin\cygwin1.dll - os=4.0 img=1.0
>> sys=4.0
>>      14                      "cygwin1.dll" v0.0 ts=2017-07-12 09:53
>>      15     3373k 2017/07/12 C:\cygwin\bin\cygwin1.dll - os=4.0 img=1.0
>> sys=4.0
>>      16                      "cygwin1.dll" v0.0 ts=2017-07-12 09:53
>>      17    Missing file:
>> /usr/x86_64-pc-cygwin/sys-root/usr/bin/cygwin1.dll from package
>> cygwin64
>>      18
>>      19
>>      20    grep -n cygwin64 /etc/setup/installed.db
>>      21    543:cygwin64 cygwin64-2.6.0-1.tar.bz2 1
>>      22    544:cygwin64-binutils cygwin64-binutils-2.25-1.tar.bz2 0
>>      23    545:cygwin64-binutils-debuginfo
>> cygwin64-binutils-debuginfo-2.25-1.tar.bz2 1
>>      24    546:cygwin64-bzip2 cygwin64-bzip2-1.0.6-2.tar.bz2 0
>>      25    547:cygwin64-catgets cygwin64-catgets-1.1-2.tar.bz2 1
>>      26
>>      27
>>      28    grep -cw cygwin64
>> "http%3a%2f%2fcygwin.mirror.constant.com%2f/x86/setup.ini"
>>      29    108
>>      30
>>      31
>>      32    ls -l
>> "http%3a%2f%2fcygwin.mirror.constant.com%2f/x86/setup.ini"
>>      33    -rwx------+ 1 keith Domain Users 10666707 Aug 23 16:10
>> http%3a%2f%2fcygwin.mirror.constant.com%2f/x86/setup.ini
>>      34
>>      35
>>      36    head "http%3a%2f%2fcygwin.mirror.constant.com%2f/x86/setup.ini"
>>      37    # This file was automatically generated at 2017-08-22 00:14:06
>> UTC.
>>      38    #
>>      39    # If you edit it, your edits will be discarded next time the
>> file is
>>      40    # generated.  See http://cygwin.com/setup.html for details.
>>      41    release: cygwin
>>      42    arch: x86
>>      43    setup-timestamp: 1503360846
>>      44    setup-version: 2.881
>>
>>
>> Interested in how to remove the cygwin64 components from this cygwin
>> 32 bit system so that failing Cygwin programs work properly.
>
>
> The packages whose names start with "cygwin64" are x86 packages intended for
> cross-building 64-bit programs on 32-bit Cygwin.  If you don't want them,
> you can uninstall them in the usual way by running setup-x86.exe. I don't
> think they have anything to do with your problem.
>
> Ken
>
>
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