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Re: Installation problem with xfree86-prog
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Cc: "David A. Cobb" <superbiskit at cox dot net>
- Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 12:46:13 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Installation problem with xfree86-prog
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mon, 24 Nov 2003, David A. Cobb wrote:
> 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
This is a packaging error. Should be "file://usr/X11R6/include/X11/ap_keysym.h".
Which mirror are you using? Which version of XFree86-prog are you trying
to install? Which version of setup.exe?
> 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 . . . .
How do you exit setup? Do you press "Cancel", or kill the process via
Task Manager/Process Explorer? If you press "Cancel", please post a
(bzipped) copy of your /var/log/setup.log.full corresponding to a failed
> 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?
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