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Re: Setup 2.693 unable to replace files through reboot
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 14:24:21 -0400
- Subject: Re: Setup 2.693 unable to replace files through reboot
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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
>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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