Category Archives: mintty

CygWin 2.871 (64 bit) and mintty 2.1.1 – STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION

mosh 1.2.5 is out, but not yet available as a CygWin package. I decided I should upgrade my CygWin installation in preparation. That proved not so fruitful.

The new mintty 2.1.1 crashed with the infamous STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION stack dump. I’m a bit surprised there’s no mintty-debuginfo package as it would make it easier to know what’s going on.

Note that upgrading to mintty 2.1.2 and upgrading w32api-runtime and w32api-headers to their latest versions solved my issue.
Continue reading CygWin 2.871 (64 bit) and mintty 2.1.1 – STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION