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RE: cygwins setup hangs in installation

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  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. 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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