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Installation problem with xfree86-prog
- From: "David A. Cobb" <Superbiskit at cox dot net>
- To: Cygwin General Discussion <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 12:11:49 -0500
- Subject: Installation problem with xfree86-prog
- Reply-to: Cygwin General Discussion <cygwin at cygwin dot com>, "David A. Cobb" <superbiskit at cox dot net>
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
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.
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.
Life is too short to tolerate crappy software!
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