Pondering on "cygcheck -c" output; Some "Incomplete" packages + multiple versions of "libxerces"

Hannu E K Nevalainen (garbage mail) garbage_collector@telia.com
Mon Sep 8 12:15:00 GMT 2003


> From: cygwin-owner@cygwin.com [mailto:cygwin-owner@cygwin.com]On Behalf
> Of Igor Pechtchanski

> Hannu,
>
> Replies inline below:
>
> On Sun, 7 Sep 2003, Hannu E K Nevalainen (garbage mail) wrote:
>
> >  Hmm... should I be concerned about these?
> >
> > I've seen "diff" and "XFree86-base" mentioned - and disregarded
> as important
> > in previous messages here. But not the others.
> >
> > $ uname -a
> > CYGWIN_NT-5.0 P450 1.5.3(0.90/3/2) 2003-09-01 13:15 i686 unknown unknown
> > Cygwin
> > $ cygcheck -c >~/c_c.txt
> >
> > gzip: stdout: Bad file descriptor
>   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Hmm, I'm not sure I like this.  I'll investigate.
>
> > $ grep -i incomplete ~/c_c.txt
> > diff                    1.0-1              Incomplete
> > mod_auth_mysql          1.11-1             Incomplete
> > mod_auth_ntsec          1.7-1              Incomplete
> > mod_dav                 1.0.3-1.3.6-1      Incomplete
> > mod_php4                4.2.0-2            Incomplete
> > mod_ssl                 2.8.8-1.3.24-1     Incomplete
> > newlib-man              20020801           Incomplete
> > tetex-base              2.0.2-1            Incomplete
> > tetex-beta              20020911-1         Incomplete
> > tetex-tiny              2.0.2-1            Incomplete
> > texmf                   20020911-1         Incomplete
> > texmf-base              20020911-1         Incomplete
> > texmf-doc               20020911-1         Incomplete
> > texmf-extra             20020911-1         Incomplete
> > texmf-tiny              20020911-1         Incomplete
> > XFree86-base            4.3.0-1            Incomplete
> >
> > I tried a re-install of the above packages, but that doesn't
> seem to change
> > anything...
> > [snip]
>
> Try adding a "-v" ("--verbose") option -- it should tell you exactly why
> those packages are deemed incomplete, e.g., what files are missing.  FWIW,
> I have tetex-* packages installed on my system with no missing files.  I
> believe the texmf-* packages are upgrade helpers and might be empty.

Cygwin Package Information
Last downloaded files to:
E:\_SystemBackup\Programvara_fri\www.cygwin.com\cygwin-downloads
Last downloaded files from: http://mirrors.sunsite.dk/cygwin

Package                 Version            Status

<snip>
Can't open file list /etc/setup/diff.lst.gz for package diff
diff                    1.0-1              Incomplete

<snip>
Missing file: /usr/lib/apache/new/mod_auth_mysql.dll from package
mod_auth_mysql
mod_auth_mysql          1.11-1             Incomplete
Missing file: /usr/lib/apache/new/mod_auth_ntsec.dll from package
mod_auth_ntsec
mod_auth_ntsec          1.7-1              Incomplete
Missing file: /usr/lib/apache/new/libdav.dll from package mod_dav
mod_dav                 1.0.3-1.3.6-1      Incomplete
Missing file: /usr/lib/apache/new/libphp4.dll from package mod_php4
mod_php4                4.2.0-2            Incomplete
Missing file: /usr/lib/apache/new/libssl.dll from package mod_ssl
mod_ssl                 2.8.8-1.3.24-1     Incomplete

<snip>
Can't open file list /etc/setup/newlib-man.lst.gz for package newlib-man
newlib-man              20020801           Incomplete

<snip>
Can't open file list /etc/setup/tetex-beta.lst.gz for package tetex-beta
tetex-beta              20020911-1         Incomplete

<snip>
Can't open file list /etc/setup/texmf.lst.gz for package texmf
texmf                   20020911-1         Incomplete
Can't open file list /etc/setup/texmf-base.lst.gz for package texmf-base
texmf-base              20020911-1         Incomplete
Can't open file list /etc/setup/texmf-doc.lst.gz for package texmf-doc
texmf-doc               20020911-1         Incomplete
Can't open file list /etc/setup/texmf-extra.lst.gz for package texmf-extra
texmf-extra             20020911-1         Incomplete
Can't open file list /etc/setup/texmf-tiny.lst.gz for package texmf-tiny
texmf-tiny              20020911-1         Incomplete

<snip>
Can't open file list /etc/setup/XFree86-base.lst.gz for package XFree86-base
XFree86-base            4.3.0-1            Incomplete

<snip>

>
> > Additionally, there seems to be multiple versions of libxerces
> installed.
> > I'm not "worried" as I don't use it (at least currently), but others
> > might...
> >
> > $ grep -i libxe c_c-reinstalled.txt
> > libxerces-c21           2.1.0-1            OK
> > libxerces-c22           2.2.0-1            OK
> > libxerces-c23           2.3.0-2            OK
>
> These indicate that you've used setup.exe to install various versions of
> libxerces from somewhere other than the official mirror -- check your
> /var/log/setup.log, it should have a record of this.
> 	Igor

$ wc -l /var/log/setup.log
  13836 /var/log/setup.log
$ grep -i libxerces /var/log/setup.log
<snip>
2003/09/07 13:35:38 Uninstalling libxerces-c21
2003/09/07 13:35:38 Uninstalling libxerces-c22
2003/09/07 13:35:38 Uninstalling libxerces-c23
2003/09/07 13:43:47 Installing
file://E:\_SystemBackup\Programvara_fri\www.cygwin.com\cygwin-downloads/http
%3a%2f%2fmirrors.sunsite.dk%2fcygwin/release/xerces-c/libxerces-c21/libxerce
s-c21-2.1.0-1.tar.bz2
2003/09/07 13:43:48 Installing
file://E:\_SystemBackup\Programvara_fri\www.cygwin.com\cygwin-downloads/ftp%
3a%2f%2fftp.mirror.ac.uk%2fsites%2fsources.redhat.com%2fpub%2fcygwin/release
/xerces-c/libxerces-c22/libxerces-c22-2.2.0-1.tar.bz2
2003/09/07 13:43:50 Installing
file://E:\_SystemBackup\Programvara_fri\www.cygwin.com\cygwin-downloads/ftp%
3a%2f%2fftp.mirror.ac.uk%2fsites%2fsources.redhat.com%2fpub%2fcygwin/release
/xerces-c/libxerces-c23/libxerces-c23-2.3.0-2.tar.bz2
2003/09/07 13:43:52 libxerces-c21
2003/09/07 13:43:52 libxerces-c22
2003/09/07 13:43:52 libxerces-c23
2003/09/07 22:10:23 libxerces-c21
2003/09/07 22:10:23 libxerces-c22
2003/09/07 22:10:23 libxerces-c23

Hmm... someone posted a "cleanup" script recently... I'll go google for
it...

Ahh... Max Bowsher:
 clean_setup.pl at http://home.ix.netcom.com/~mchase/zip/

I'll backup my downloads and then use it - if I can get it running ;-P


/Hannu E K Nevalainen, B.Sc. EE - 59?16.37'N, 17?12.60'E
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