"MikkelFJ" <mikkelj-anti-spam / post1.dknet.dk> writes:

> But Cygwin is known to behave strange with multiple versions for whatever
> reason that is probably rather specific to Cygwin implementation. Loading a
> second Cygwin dll might check for the existence of an earlier loaded dll
> thus causing the cache effect.

I believe we've been round this before. It's because cygwin is just
using the default LoadModule call, which allows allows one DLL with
the same shortname in memory at a time.

> Anyway I think this Cygwin problem is a serious issue. There can be many
> applications depending on Cygwin, and it generally messes up as soon as more
> than one application is running.

I just don't see the issue. If you have a more recent cygwin, just
delete the one that comes with Ruby.


Dave