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Re: setup bug...
On Nov 3 12:37, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 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
> >specified. 
> >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.
Shouldn't a simple call to mkdir_p prior to calling SetCurrentDirectoryA
be enough to get this working?
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