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Re: setup bug...
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2009 12:37:18 -0500
- Subject: Re: setup bug...
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- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 12:16:43PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>In setup-1.7, on the "Select Local Package Directory" page, it says:
>Select a directory where you want Setup to store the installation files
>it downloads. The directory will be created if it does not already
>So, I type in a directory name:
>C:\TEMP exists, but cygwin17 does not. I get the following error popup:
>Could not change dir to C:\TEMP\cywin17: The system cannot find the file
>Abort Retry Ignore.
>If I manually create the cygwin17 directory (and click Retry),
>everything proceeds normally.
>This seems to be a new error, because this used to work. I won't have
>much time to track this down myself for a couple of weeks, so I figured
>I should document it here...
Yeah, Mark J. Reed noticed this back in September. I've been keeping
his message in my inbox as a "todo" item just in case no one else got
around to it:
I looked into this briefly back then and I don't think I saw any
possibility that this ever worked but maybe I was wrong.