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Installation problem with xfree86-prog

I know that problems with Xfree86-cygwin have a list of their own, but I think this may be a packaging problem or something super-weird about my Cygwin installation.

Lately, XFree86-prog is showing up among the packages to be updated. If I allow setup to attempt this, every attempt locks up trying to install a file <file://./usr/X11R6/include/X11/ap_keysym.h>. The setup control flickers, continually redisplaying the same percent-complete. I can go away and have dinner, when I come back it hasn't made any progress. If I spy on it with, say, ProcessExplorer, it seems to be acquiring a "token" on /<computer name>/Administrator, then releasing the same. Again, and again, and . . . .

No matter which version I choose to install, they all hang on the same file.

The file does not exist on my installation (because I uninstalled the package). I don't see anything strange about directory permissions. No other package seems to exhibit the problem.

Any ideas?

David A. Cobb, Software Engineer, Public Access Advocate
"By God's Grace, I am a Christian man; by my actions a great sinner." -- The Way of a Pilgrim: R.French, Tr.
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