Joel Eidsath wrote: > I'm running a fairly vanilla install of Windows Vista and had the > fork() error with startx that has been previously reported. I would > run startx and it would only successfully start up every second time I > tried to run it, otherwise giving the fork() error. > > The solution was to run "rebaseall." Unfortunately, this didn't work > right away. It bombed out with "error 6" on several files -- > cygcrypto-0.9.8.dll, cygcrypt-0.dll and cygz.dll. I moved each of > these to a temporary directory to get "rebaseall" to run. > > This fixed the fork() problem with startx. > > Is "rebaseall" called by setup at any time? (I know the documentation, > which seems old, says not.) If so, then these "error 6" problems may > be bombing it out.
No, 'rebaseall' is not called by 'setup.exe'. You have to invoke it manually if you need it. -- Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com RFK Partners, Inc. (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office 216 Dalton Rd. (508) 893-9889 - FAX Holliston, MA 01746 -- Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html Documentation: http://x.cygwin.com/docs/ FAQ: http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/