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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: texlive-collection-*-20120312-1

 /usr/share/texmf-dist/fonts/type1/urw/symbol: failed to write cache
 /usr/share/texmf-dist/fonts/type1/urw/times: failed to write cache
 /usr/share/texmf-dist/fonts/type1/urw/zapfchan: failed to write cache
 /usr/share/texmf-dist/fonts/type1/urw/zapfding: failed to write cache
 2012/03/14 07:29:42 abnormal exit: exit code=146

> Those errors are coming from the calls to fc-cache in the new postinstall scripts.
> Do you have the latest version of fontconfig installed?

Thank you for getting back so rapidly.
Yes, fontconfig is installed (and therefore I assume latest version). There is a
03/02/2012 09:11 178,702 /bin/cygfontconfig-1.dll
file There is also a /etc/postinstall/ file.

(a) Incidentally I originally installed texlive-collection over an obsolete tetex, which installation (a) took forever and (b) tailed off at the end with a fontconfig installation error that I reported at

(b) So I then did what always seems to me to be the strategy of last resort: re-install brand new Cygwin from the ground up. Evidently successful - no error messages; presence of as stated; and until today's update of texlive-collection-*-20120312-1, no problems!

(c) Just this minute I tried setup.exe again. Nothing new to install in the last 8 hours but setup still took 10 (no: nearer 20) minutes labouring over postinstall scripts (presumably taking a second crack at those it failed with previously? ... lacking the *.sh.done files?) and ended with a *similar but different* error announcement

Previously (8 hours ago):
Package: texlive-collection-basic exit code 146
Package: texlive-collection-fontsrecommended exit code 146
Package: texlive-collection-fontsextra exit code 146
Package: texlive-collection-pictures exit code 146
Package: texlive-collection-latexextra exit code 146
Package: texlive-collection-science exit code 146

Package: Unknown package exit code 146 exit code 146 exit code 146 exit code 146 exit code 146 exit code 146


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