Problems with setup.exe

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Thu Jun 1 07:18:00 GMT 2000


On Thu, Jun 01, 2000 at 12:17:25PM +0530, Shiv Kumar wrote:
>I do a setup -u whenever  I get a mail from cygwin-announce and I have not faced
>this problem so fact. All my mounts are intact even after setup.

You're using the default setup.  setup.exe does not remove old mounts.  It just
tries to reset the mount table to a sane state before extracting.

cgf

>Before setup -u :-
>
>     Device              Directory           Type         Flags
>     D:\export\home\shiv  /home               user         textmode
>     E:\download         /download           user         textmode
>     D:\root\bin         /usr/bin            user         binmode
>     D:\root\lib         /usr/lib            user         binmode
>     D:\root             /                   user         binmode
>
>After setup -u :-
>
>     Device              Directory           Type         Flags
>     D:\export\home\shiv  /home               user         textmode
>     E:\download         /download           user         textmode
>     D:\root\bin         /usr/bin            user         binmode
>     D:\root\lib         /usr/lib            user         binmode
>     D:\root             /                   user         binmode
>
>Cheers.
>--
>shiv
>vihs@rocketmail.com
>
>Tom Weichmann wrote:
>>I know that setup.exe is a work in progress, and have heard that some
>>major re-construction is under way, but I would like to know if there
>>is a fix for this.  Every time I update a package using setup -u foo
>>setup reverts my mount table back to the default, and re-writes
>>cygwin.bat deleting any modifications I have made.

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