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RE: What's the current status of setup.*.exe?
- From: "robertc" <robert dot collins at syncretize dot net>
- To: <fergus at bonhard dot uklinux dot net>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Cc: <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2002 00:55:20 +1000
- Subject: RE: What's the current status of setup.*.exe?
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> Email 3 of 3. Brand new download and installation using
> 22.214.171.124 after
> clearing everything including registry entries.
> Download and Install from Internet
> c:\Cygwin + All + Unix
> Infelicity 1. The default offering for the name of the installation
> directory is "C:\cygwin". As we are occasionally reminded,
> the name of the
> software is Cygwin, not CygWin or cygwin or .... I guess in
> this context the
> lc/uc distinction is not critical, but could the default name
> be altered in
Yes, patches accepted.
Urrgh. Please don't do this. Choose a dedicated directory for your
> Choose ftp://mirrors.rcn.net
> Click whirly near All-Default so that it reads All-Install
> Click View
> Painfully click all the Src? installation boxes including
> that for setup
> (but leaving all of compface, keychain, regex as "n/a" to match Bin?)
> Click Next
> Everything whizzes away just fine, but surprisingly ...
> Error 1: ... the download stage closes with the msgbox
> "Download Incomplete/
> Try again? Yes/No" displayed. I click No.
> Then installation commences.
> Everything whizzes along just fine until
> Error 2: "Warning - deleting
> c:\Cygwin/usr/src/expect-20010117-1/tcl so I
> can make a directory there". This phenomenon has been
> described much better
> than I can do so at
> Error 3: Something a bit weird happened apparently while installing
> /usr/src/src/sed-3.02 [that was what was displayed in the
> progress window]
> with the display of
> "Cant open (null) for reading. No such file"
> but actually I think this was probably something related to
> the installation
> of the pesky src files for setup, since this same message
> makes a chronic
> appearance at this stage, whenever an installation/upgrade is
> Everything works fine up to the "Create 2 icons?" stage and
> thereafter, but
> Error 4: ... the installation is finally completed with the
> diplayed message
> Installation Incomplete. Check /setup.log.full for details.
> Both setup.log and setup.log.full are incredibly long. Here are some
> relevant (?) lines from setup.log:
Please bz2 and post the full files. We may find something more useful in
them. Certainly the incomplete download issue isn't displayed there.
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