Bug in gzip (package wintools.windows)

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at bitmuis.nl
Tue Apr 18 10:33:21 CEST 2023

On Tue, Apr 18, 2023 at 08:25:20AM +0900, Akira Kakuto wrote:
> 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).
> Akira

I got an error message "The code execution cannot proceed because
libwinpthread-1.dll was not found."

But there is a libwinpthread-1.dll in tlpkg/tlperl/bin. I guess gzip
uses that one when running from tlmgr.

Siep Kroonenberg

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