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Re: Problem installing setup-1.7

On Apr 27 17:56, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr 27 10:41, Charles Wilson wrote:
> > Steffen Sledz wrote:
> >> I tried to install setup-1.7 on a system running a "normal" release 
> >> before. I've deleted the whole C:\cygwin dir from the disk and removed all 
> >> cygwin/cygnus related items from the registry.
> >> But after running the new setup the mounts for /usr/bin and /usr/lib where 
> >> missing. Also there is no /etc/fstab file. What went wrong here?
> >
> > There used to be a script,, bundled with the 
> > cygwin package itself (well, 1.7 versions anyway), that did this.  It was 
> > recently moved to a package of its own, 'base-cygwin'.
> >
> > However, that package does not seem to have been added to the 'Base' 
> > category, or has not been uploaded to the release-2 area (I don't know 
> > which). In any case, setup-1.7 didn't download it for me, either.
> It hasn't been uploaded to the release-2 area yet.  I simply forgot
> to do it yesterday, sorry.  I'm going to upload it in a minute.

Nevertheless, take the scripts carefully for now.  I have a nagging
feeling that my approach to fetch the old mount points from the registry
is not exactly foolproof.  Something about the rootdir...


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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