[ns] Unable to run NS binaries on cygwin
ehlert at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Wed Jun 15 05:06:33 PDT 2005
The Cygwin binaries are just a convenience download and not very well
tested ... The test system (my system ;-) is XP SP2, and maybe that's
could be the issue... Anyway, I strongly advise to compile it for
yourself, the chance to get it running is much higher there!
Bob McConnell wrote:
> Since I have not found a solution to the xlib path issue for tk on
> FreeBSD 5.4, I decided to try the cygwin option just so I could start
> through the NS tutorial. So far, I have tried to install the
> ns-allinone-2.28-cygwin-binaries.zip on two cygwin installations. In
> both cases when I try to run ns I get an error that a procedure entry
> point could not be located in cygwin1.dll. In the first installation,
> W2k SP4 with a SDK I use to cross-compile to an ARM7 target, the missing
> entry point is __getreent. Uname on that setup returns "CYGWIN32/NT RVM
> 5.0 17.4 i1586". The second installation is XPPro SP1 in a VMWare
> session and the missing entry point is _impure_ptr. Here uname returns
> "CYGWIN_NT-5.1 newrvm 1.5.10(0.116/4/2) 2004-05-25 22:07 i686 unknown
> unknown Cygwin".
> Do I need newer or older versions of cygwin?
> Thank you,
> Bob McConnell
> Principal Communications Programmer
> The CBORD Group, Inc.
> 61 Brown Road
> Ithaca NY, 14850
> Phone 607 257-2410
> FAX 607 257-1902
> Email rvm at cbord.com
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