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Re: Cygwin setup crashes

Max Bowsher wrote:
> Manu wrote:
>>>> I've patched and rebuilt.
>>>> I have now: "Can't open (null) for reading: No such file"
>>>> This occurs in, line 173:
>>>> ---
>>>> /* install one source at a given prefix. */
>>>> static int
>>>> install_one_source (packagemeta & pkgm, packagesource & source,
>>>>       String const &prefixURL, String const &prefixPath,
>>>> package_type_t type) {
>>>>   int errors = 0;
>>>>   Progress.SetText2 (source.Base ());
>>>>   if (!source.Cached () || !io_stream::exists (source.Cached ()))
>>>>     {
>>>>       note (NULL, IDS_ERR_OPEN_READ, source.Cached (), "No such
>>>>       file"); return 1;
>>>>     }
>>>> ---
>>> Umm. This bug is known to exist, but we don't know how to reproduce
>>> it.
>> At first glance, it occurs with the patch you suggested, when
>> uninstalling packages. Apparently, it is reproducible.
> When *uninstalling*? I've only ever seen it when installing.

Would you be able to try setup-2.322 (current HEAD)? We think we've fixed
It's available at if it isn't
convenient to build it yourself.


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