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RE: Cygwin setup hangs in postinstall

> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> Sent: 12 December 2007 12:01
> Subject: Re: Cygwin setup hangs in postinstall
> On Dec 12 09:48, Wernke zur Borg wrote:
> > 
> > The Cygwin Setup 2.573.2.2 hangs in the postinstall script
> > /etc/postinstall/ 
> > 
> > I found reports about such failures from 2003 but not recent ones.
> > 
> > I should also add that I had installed and completely 
> removed an earlier
> > version of Cygwin on this PC.
> > 
> > This is the strace output:
> Please don't send unsolicited strace output.  Did you notice how big
> your mail is?

Yes, I noticed it and I conciously decided to send it to prevent
responses asking for decent evidence... ;-)

> > --- Process 648, exception C0000139 at 7C964ED1
> C0000139 is STATUS_ENTRYPOINT_NOT_FOUND so a function entry point
> hasn't been found in some DLL.  This is a strange error here.
> Sure you don't have a BLODA problem?  Try cygcheck -s.

Don't know what BLODA is but cygcheck told me how to solve the problem.
It was due to old cygwin1.dll versions installed by other programs.

Thanks for the help. And sorry for the spam. Perhaps somebody can delete
the uninteresing parts of it. :-)


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