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Re: Setup 2.693 unable to replace files through reboot

On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 07:23:08PM +0300, Matthias Andree wrote:
>I have observed multiple times, and reproduced, that Setup 2.693  
>overwriting "in-use files" and rebooting WILL NOT replace those in-use  
>files. Notably cygwin1.dll.
>Windows 7 Pro, 32-bit, with 4 cygrunsrv services (exim, cron, cygserver,  
>1. stop services
>2. install some cygwin1.dll with a distinct version that you can recognize  
> from "uname -a" (in my case, snapshot 20100331)
>3. start services
>4. launch setup.exe (version 2.693)
>5. pick cygwin-1.7.3-1 for Reinstall
>6. next/continue until...
>7. setup.exe complains about files in use - cygwin1.dll, retry/continue  
>(continue requires reboot)
>8. click continue
>9. setup completes, reminds me to reboot
>10. reboot
>11. uname -a still shows cygwin1.dll 20100331 is in use.
>What's up? Can I help to debug this?

It works fine on Windows XP.  I can't test Windows 7 easily.  Corinna
do you have time to test this?

Matthias what does setup.log.full say?  Does it indicate if setup thought
it had successfully scheduled a rename-on-reboot?


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