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RE: tetex 3.0.0-x problems

----Original Message----
>From: m. z.
>Sent: 27 April 2005 01:03

> Last April 1st I wrote this message on cygwin-xfree mailing list:
> "I tried to install tex/latex 3.0.0-1 (last version), but I did not
> succeed. The setup, when arrives at /etc/postinstall/ , I
> think something wrong it happens, since I waited for more than 30 minutes
> (with Pentium 4) consuming up to 100% of CPU and not proceeding. I had to
> stop it and to reinstall the previous version 2.0.2-15.
> Any suggestion on how to succesfully upgrade my tex ? Or Is it a bug of
> the last version ? Someone succeeded in installing it ?
> Thank you "
> Today I tried with 3.0.0-2, but still the same problems as 3.0.0-1
> happened. Again I had to reinstall the previous versions 2.0.2-15 (in
> this case /etc/postinstall/ works).
> I would like to know if someone in the newsgroup succeeded in installing
> 3.0.0-2. Thank you

  Yes, me:

dk@mace /artimi> cygcheck -c tetex
Cygwin Package Information
Package              Version        Status
tetex                3.0.0-2        OK
dk@mace /artimi>

  It isn't crashing.  The tetex post-install takes a *bizarrely* huge amount
of time to complete, but it gets there in the end.  Re-run setup as before,
and this time leave it more than 30 minutes.  Go out for the evening or

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