CygWin 1.3.2 install problems

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Tue Jun 12 10:45:00 GMT 2001


On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 08:53:26AM -0600, Gary Thomas wrote:
>I'm trying to install CygWin 1.3.2 (latest) and have some trouble.
>I downloaded the packages, using the CygWin setup, and saved them
>locally.  When I run the actual install, the binaries don't end up
>where I told it.
>
>In particular, the packages are at e:\cygwin_install and I want 
>to install the whole thing to e:\CygWin
>
>Notice that many of the files end up in a completely different
>directory.  E.g. installing 'bash', this is the setup.log.full:
>  Installing latest/bash/bash-2.05-6.tar.gz
>  Installing file c:/cygnus/cygwin-b20/H-i586-cygwin32/bin/bash.exe
>  Installing file c:/cygnus/cygwin-b20/H-i586-cygwin32/bin/bashbug
>  Installing file E:/CygWin/usr/doc/bash-2.05/bash.html
>  Installing file E:/CygWin/usr/doc/bash-2.05/bashref.html
>  Installing file E:/CygWin/usr/doc/bash-2.05/COMPAT
>  Installing file E:/CygWin/usr/doc/bash-2.05/COPYING
>  Installing file E:/CygWin/usr/doc/bash-2.05/FAQ
>  Installing file E:/CygWin/usr/doc/bash-2.05/INTRO
>  Installing file E:/CygWin/usr/doc/bash-2.05/NEWS
>  Installing file E:/CygWin/usr/info/bash.info
>  Installing file E:/CygWin/usr/man/man1/bash.1
>  Installing file E:/CygWin/usr/man/man1/bashbug.1
>
>I see no reason that the binary files should end up on c:/...

Apparently, you have c:/cygnus/cygwin-b20/H-i586-cygwin32/bin mounted
as /bin.  This version of setup.exe honors existing mounts.

cgf

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