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Re: Postinstall script errors
On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 3:59 AM, Corinna Vinschen
> On Aug 11 09:18, Jeremy Ramer wrote:
>> I recently upgraded from cygwin 1.5 to 1.7. At the end of the install
>> there were errors with some of the postinstall scripts. ?From the
>> 2010/08/11 08:39:53 running: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe --norc --noprofile
>> ln: creating symbolic link `/dev/stdin': File exists
>> 2010/08/11 08:39:54 abnormal exit: exit code=1
>> 2010/08/11 08:39:54 running: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe --norc --noprofile
>> 2010/08/11 08:39:55 abnormal exit: exit code=1
>> I tried manually running the scripts with mixed results
>> $ bash --norc --noprofile /etc/postinstall/bash.sh ; echo $?
>> $ bash --norc --noprofile /etc/postinstall/passwd-grp.sh ; echo $?
>> I tired manually running the commands inside passwd-grp.sh and they
>> all return 0. So I'm not sure what exactly is failing. ?Is there
>> anything I should do to investigate?
> That's probably a fault in the postinstall scripts. ?It would be nice if
> you could provide more details about what fails exactly in the script,
> or better, what in the script has a non-0 exit code. ?That would help us
> lazy maintainers to fix the scripts faster.
The issue with the passwd-grp.sh script seems to be the last two lines.
[ "$created_passwd" = "yes" ] && /bin/chgrp --silent root /etc/passwd
[ "$created_group" = "yes" ] && /bin/chgrp --silent root /etc/group
I verified that $created_passwd and $created_group were both no so
both conditionals will fail. But because the last conditional is the
last thing run, the script returns 1. Adding an exit 0 to the script
fixes it, but I'm not sure if that accomplishes what you want from the
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