Full install on XP hangs at /etc/X11/abb-defaults/Bitmap

Alexander Gottwald alexander.gottwald@s1999.tu-chemnitz.de
Mon Dec 20 09:40:00 GMT 2004

On Sun, 19 Dec 2004, Greg Schussman wrote:

> Hi.
> I've just tried to do a full install of cygwin/X on Windows XP.  The 
> install hangs at 90%, saying:
> Installing
> xorgx-x11-etc-
> /etc/X11/app-defaults/Bitmap
> When I look at the file structure, etc/X11/app-defaults  is a file, not 
> a directory.  Perhaps this is the problem (how can one write to 
> app-defaults/Bitmap if app-defaults is not a directory)?

This is really strange. Did you have anything from cygwin installed before?
I could not find any cygwin package which does not create /etc/X11/app-defaults 
as file instead of a directory.
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