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Re: New cygwin install hanging on postinstall

On 1/21/2016 12:40 PM, KARR, DAVID wrote:
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On 20 January 2016 at 17:06, KARR, DAVID <> wrote:
I was installing cygwin for the first time on a Win7-32bit box.
It is hanging in postinstall, with "0/Perpetual" and
"/etc/postinstall/0p_texlive_prep.dash.  I've tried this twice now,
and it hangs effectively forever on this step (waited 15-20 minutes
each time).  What other information could I provide?  I looked at
the end of the setup.log file, but that just indicates that
installation was complete.

While it's sitting here, I dumped out "/var/log/setup.log.full".  Here is the end of the file:
The following DLLs couldn't be rebased because they were in use:

There's your problem. There were Cygwin processes running when you did the most recent install, so the _autorebase script couldn't do its job.

You need to do a full rebase before trying again.  See the instructions in


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