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Problem installing on Windows 95

From: Michael Blume
Subject: Problem installing on Windows 95
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 21:40:49 -0400

I'm trying to install Octave on Windows 95. I believe I followed the
installation instructions corrected, but I get an error message upon
start up:

The OCTAVE.EXE file is linked to missing export CYGWIN.DLL: setpwent

I'm new to GNU and OCTAVE so I'm not sure if I installed something
incorrectly, or I'm not starting it up right. I installed it using the
following steps:
1. I installed usertools.exe. This seemed to work OK. I made sure that
sh.exe was in the /bin directory.
2. I added c:ŠÜgnuwin32ŠÜb18ŠÜh-i386-cygwin32ŠÜbin to my PATH
3. I put a copy of the termcap file in the /etc directory
4. I installed less. I did this by untar'ing it from within bash
using:    tar zxf less-gnu-win32.tar.gz
5. I untar'ed octave by executing the following within bash:    tar zxf
6. I installed octave using   ./install-octave in bash
7. I added /octave/bin to my PATH

I tried to invoke octave both from within bash, from DOS, and from the
windows explorer. I get the same error in all cases.

Thank you for the help.
M. Blume

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