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RE: cygpath hangs from postinstall scripts when called like $(cygpath -S) but not otherwise
- From: "Hannu E K Nevalainen" <garbage_collector at telia dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 23:29:38 +0200
- Subject: RE: cygpath hangs from postinstall scripts when called like $(cygpath -S) but not otherwise
> From: Christopher Faylor
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 10:09 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: cygpath hangs from postinstall scripts when called like
> $(cygpath -S) but not otherwise
> On Mon, Oct 06, 2003 at 08:55:12PM +0200, Hannu E K Nevalainen wrote:
> >I've got one idea left: recompile setup 2.415-1 by myself and try that.
> Or you could build a debug version of cygpath and attach to it with gdb
> when it is hung. Or maybe you need a debug version of the cygwin DLL or
> maybe ash or bash.
> It's amazing how much effort people are putting into this when something
> simple could be done to actually pinpoint the problem. We could have
> been beyond all of the normal "I configured in the source directory",
> "How do I get 'make install' to work in the cygwin directory", "Why is
> it so hard to build" steps by now.
I will be investigating the problem in every way that anyone can think of as
time permits. No promises though, as usual.
I'll have to learn bits and pieces of cvs and gdb for starters - I'll do my
/Hannu E K Nevalainen, B.Sc. EE - 59?16.37'N, 17?12.60'E
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