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Re: Cygwin 1.7.5 segfault during setup

I'm still having this error. Is it possible for the Cygwin folks to
create a setup.exe that includes debugging symbols so I can get more
information out of gdb? It's a long shot, I know, but it's worth a

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 5:32 PM, Steve Marotta <> wrote:
> I am using Cygwin 1.7.5, upgraded from 1.5, or so I think. I am trying
> to run setup.exe so I can install new packages. I select "Install from
> Internet" and "Direct Connection", and my network connection itself
> works fine. When setup tries to download the mirrors list, it says,
> "This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an
> unusual way."
> I tried running it under gdb, but without debug symbols, it didn't do
> much good. Here's the output:
> ********************************************************
> Starting program: c:/Documents and Settings/smarotta.CRA/My
> Documents/downloads/setup-1.7.5.exe
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntdll.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\kernel32.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\advapi32.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\rpcrt4.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\secur32.dll
> Loaded symbols for
> C:\WINDOWS\WinSxS\X86_Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.2600.5512_x-ww_35d4ce83\comctl32.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\msvcrt.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\gdi32.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\user32.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\shlwapi.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\ole32.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\wsock32.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\ws2_32.dll
> Loaded symbols for C:\WINDOWS\system32\ws2help.dll
> warning: LOG: 2 Starting cygwin install, version 2.697
> warning: LOG: 2 io_stream_cygfile: fopen(/etc/setup/net-proxy-host)
> failed 2 No such file or directory
> warning: LOG: 2 io_stream_cygfile: fopen(/etc/setup/net-proxy-port)
> failed 2 No such file or directory
> warning: LOG: 2 io_stream_cygfile: fopen(/etc/setup/extrakeys) failed
> 2 No such file or directory
> warning: LOG: 2 io_stream_cygfile:
> fopen(/etc/setup/chooser_window_settings) failed 2 No such file or
> directory
> warning: LOG: 2 Current Directory: C:\Documents and Settings\smarotta\Home\temp
> warning: LOG: 2 User has backup/restore rights
> warning: LOG: 2 Changing gid to Administrators
> warning: LOG: 2 Could not open service McShield for query, start and
> stop. McAfee may not be installed, or we don't have access.
> warning: LOG: 2 source: network install
> warning: LOG: 2 root: C:\cygwin binary system
> warning: LOG: 2 Selected local directory: C:\Documents and
> Settings\smarotta\Home\temp
> warning: LOG: 2 net: Direct
> warning: LOG: 1 Loaded cached mirror list
> warning: LOG: 1 get_url_to_membuf
> warning: LOG: 1 getUrlToStream
> Program exited with code 03.
> ********************************************************
> Is there a problem with the cached mirrors list? Can I clear that
> cache? Can it be the .NET framework I have installed on my machine? I
> would appreciate any and all ideas anyone has on how to resolve this
> issue, as I need to use Cygwin as soon as possible.
> Thanks,
> Steve

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