<div class="news_item">#448<div class="news_title">Fix for Cygwin error: address space needed by DLL is already occupied
Posted by dandriff on Monday April 30, 2012@01:44PM
HOWTO work around Cygwin error messages like:
address space needed by SOME_DLL is already occupied
.. resource unavailable ..
Running setup.py egg_info for package redis 0 [main] python2.6 8384 child_info_fork::abort: address space needed by 'cygcrypto-0.9.8.dll' (0x780000) is already occupied Error [Errno 11] Resource temporarily unavailable while executing command python setup.py egg_info
It turns out that this problem can happen after installing new packages. This includes setup.exe-based Cygwin packages as well as Python packages and/or libraries.
The solution to this problem is to run the `rebaseall` command for Cygwin. This cannot be done from within Cygwin, so shut down all instances of cygwin and start up a windows command prompt. type the following commands:
If the problem still happens, then this didn't work.. :/Keywords: