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

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Thu Dec 30 15:25:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, Dec 20, 2004 at 10:40:03AM +0100, Alexander Gottwald wrote:
>On Sun, 19 Dec 2004, Greg Schussman wrote:
>>I've just tried to do a full install of cygwin/X on Windows XP.  The
>>install hangs at 90%, saying:
>>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.

Was there ever any resolution about this?  It was a strange error and it
would have been nice to track it down.


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