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Re: setup for 1.7 fails with Japanese characters in download
- From: wynfield at gmail dot com
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 03 Oct 2009 10:03:18 +0900
- Subject: Re: setup for 1.7 fails with Japanese characters in download
My base os is Japanese OEM Windows XP.
I've only used the standard c:\cygwin-packages directory, so have not had any problems. But, to confirm Gernot's report, I created a C:\japanese_dirname日本語名 directory and tried to download a package into it. It fails.
setup reports the following type of message:
No such file or directory: C:\japanese_dirname日本語名/http%3...../release-2/..bzip_filename
Although I think comments regarding "setup" may need to be sent to some setup mailing list??
Gernot Hassenpflug <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> First post, decided to file bug after installing testing Cygwin 1.7 on
> my Japanese WinXP on a Dell Core2Duo 64-bit x86-64 machine.
> The net installer failed to write to the download directory, by
> default the one in "My Documents" but written in Japanese characters.
> When I created a parallel directory "Downloads" I could run the net
> installer fine.
> Best regards,
> Gernot Hassenpflug
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