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Re: Cygwin/X installation: Unable to extract /etc/X11/fontpath.d/xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi:unscaled:pri=20

Greetings, kuaf!

> Hi list,

> I intended to install Cygwin/X server. Select package `xinit` as a
> package (The dependence packages, such as xorg-server, will be
> installed as well ).
> I came across error prompts as following:

>     Error writing file

>     Unable to extract
>     /etc/X11/fontpath.d/xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi:unscaled:pri=20

>     The file is in use or some other error occurred.
>     ...

> I have no idea about the errors.
> Be puzzled that there's no existing directory of /etc/X11/fontpath.d.

Try creating that directory and creating a random file in it.
I'm more puzzled by the file name, though. While colons are allowed in Windows
file names, they bear special meaning of referencing streams within a file.
And they can't be nested.
And Cygwin seems to be blissfully unaware of their existence.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 17:56:31

Sorry for my terrible english...

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