Bug in gzip (package wintools.windows)

Akira Kakuto kakuto at jcom.zaq.ne.jp
Tue Apr 18 01:25:20 CEST 2023

On 2023/04/18 3:50, Daniel H. Luecking wrote:
> For every self-update of tlmgr (so far) I have gotten the following error message from windows (Win 10):
>    gzip.exe - Application Error
>    The application was unable to start correctly [0xc000007b]
>    Click OK to close the application.
> I could reproduce the same error under Win 7.

Thanks for the report.
I cannot reproduce the error (win11). But I suspect that it is due to
some dll problem (libwinpthread-1.dll?).
The 64bit gzip.exe seems to depend on libwinpthread-1.dll, and the
32bit gzip.exe does not depend on the dll.
As a test, I replaced by the 32bit gzip.exe (r66874).


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