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Re: Setup cant open package database error?
- From: Tim Gunter <tgun at bioscrypt dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 14:00:27 -0700
- Subject: Re: Setup cant open package database error?
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- Reply-to: tim dot gunter at bioscrypt dot com
On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 04:18:38PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> Setup doesn't overwrite /etc/setup/installed.db in place. Instead it
> creates /etc/setup/installed.db.new, writes the necessary content to it,
> then removes /etc/setup/installed.db and renames the .new file. I'm
> guessing the remove operation fails for you -- check the Windows ACLs on
> /etc/setup, is your user allowed to delete files?
not sure how to check the Windows ACLs on the files. i'm running
Windows 2000 and cygwin is installed on a FAT32 partition. using
getfacl, it looks as though i have write permission on the directory
and the installed.db files. the DOS "cacls" command doesnt print
out anything when i try and examine the acls assigned to these
is there another way to check ACLs?
or is the fact that im running from a FAT32 partition causing
some of these problems?
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