Bugs item #1692213, was opened at 2007-03-31 23:05
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Category: win32
Group: None
>Status: Closed
>Resolution: Out of Date
Priority: 5
Private: No
Submitted By: Alberge204 (alberge204)
Assigned to: Daniel Atallah (datallah)
Summary: cygwin + gaim 1.5.0 - solved painlessly

Initial Comment:
I know this issue has been discussed several times, but you mentioned in 
response to bug 1500751 that you'd love to hear any real solutions. It sounds 
like it may no longer be a problem with Gaim 2.0.0beta6, but I run 1.5.0 and 
want to keep Cygwin in my path so I can use all of its various programs easily.

In my case, copying tcl84.dll and tk84.dll from the DLLs folder of my Python 
2.5 installation to my Gaim folder solved the problem. Should this information 
be added to the Gaim win32 page?

I hope this helps those of us who stubbornly keep Cygwin in the system path.


>Comment By: Daniel Atallah (datallah)
Date: 2007-03-31 23:11

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This isn't a good solution.  You shouldn't be putting cygwin in the path
at all.

That said, 2.0.0beta6 should no longer have issues when cygwin is in the


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