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Re: How to evaluate cygwin state after interrupted update - and how to recover/resume?

On 10/3/2010 9:04 PM, Mirko Vukovic wrote:
Thanks Larry,

but what about the packages that were deleted because they were being
updated to the newest version?

In other words,
  - I selected aspell for install
  - A bunch of other packages were auto-selected for updates.
  - All packages were downloaded

So, after the downloads
  - the obsolete packages were removed
  - aspell install started
  - ... and the crash happened.

I have not executed setup yet because I did not want to mess up any history
files (if there are any - I did not see anything relevant in /var/logs)

If you pick the 'aspell' package again, it will install it and any of its dependencies. If you're concerned about what Cygwin thinks it has installed and whether those packages are in a consistent state, run 'cygcheck -c' and reinstall any package that doesn't report "OK".

Larry Hall                    
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