... by attaching the output 'cygcheck -svr', we can help guide you to
which duplicate copy needs to be deleted.
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> Dear All,
> I am a first time user of cygwin so I hope this is not a stupid
> question. I have searched the archives and googled the web but have not
> found an answer yet.
> I am hoping to do some C++ development and wish to use GCC, GDB etc...
> from cygwin.
> I have installed everything I need, apart from automake1.9. The files
> are all unpacked, however when the installer runs:
> The following pops up:
> "The procedure entry point ___getreent could not be located in the
> dynamic link library cygwin.dll"
> I thought that this is the type of error that you see if the wrong
> versions of files are being used when trying to link or execute
> I am running the installer directly from the cygwin homepage.
> Any suggestions?
You have an old version of cygwin1.dll installed, update only cygwin
at first and then reinstall the wanted packages using setup.exe.