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Re: Setup.exe deletes cygwin1.dll before man uninstall script runs

On Tue, 31 May 2005, stephen_powell wrote:

> Tonight I ran setup.exe with a month or so worth of updates.
> This is an extract from the log:

You're missing a very important part of the log: i.e., the first line
which tells you the version of setup you're running.

> [...]
> 2005/05/31 18:53:46 Uninstalling cygwin
> [...]
> unlink e:\cygwin/bin//cygwin1.dll
> [...]
> 2005/05/31 18:54:19 Uninstalling man
> 2005/05/31 18:54:19 running: e:\cygwin\bin\sh.exe -c /etc/preremove/
> [...]
> As you can see cygwin1.dll was deleted at 18:53, then at 18:54 the
> preremove script for man ran which failed with cygwin1.dll not found.

AFAICS, the latest setup release won't suffer from this particular problem
(<>).  There may
still be issues with preremove script ordering in the future, but all of
the packages in the current distribution should be ok.
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