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RE: cygwins setup hangs in installation
- From: Igor Peshansky <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Matt Clapp <itsayellow at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 21:39:59 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: RE: cygwins setup hangs in installation
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On Fri, 30 Dec 2005, Matt Clapp wrote:
> I DON'T have a hyperthreaded processor, and still see hangs with the
> current stable version of setup.exe (v. 2.510.2.2) It hangs
> indefinitely during update-info-dir.sh. My computer is a Pentium-M
> 1.4GHz, 760MB RAM.
This is a known bug (which is known to have nothing to do with
> The good news: setup.exe does work fine if I use one of the unstable
> versions (v. 2.523) Then I get no hang and everything seems fine.
...which is fixed in CVS (but it's good to know it's fixed)...
> I can forward more information if anybody wants it (like the setup log).
> I just thought I'd bring to people's attention that hangs do exist on
> single, non-hyperthreaded processors, and that the newer setup.exe
> versions seem to fix that.
...so that's that. Thanks for the confirmation.
BTW, IIRC, 2.523 is a release candidate. Brian, do you think it's ready
to go out there as "current stable"?
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