checkdir: cannot create extraction directory

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Tue Jun 20 21:00:00 GMT 2006


bh77 wrote:
> I am trying to unzip a file using the following command from a bash script
> under cygwin and receive the following error - which looks as though it may
> be permissions related. Does anyone have any idea what may be causing it ?
> 
> code :
> # if the target directory does not exist, create it.
> if [ ! -d ${TARGET_DIR} ]
> then
>   echo making target dir
>   mkdir ${TARGET_DIR}
> fi
> unzip -u ${SRC_DIR} "**/*.jar" -d ${TARGET_DIR}
> 
> error:
> checkdir:  cannot create extraction directory /cygdrive/c/target
> 
> any ideas ?


You're not using the Cygwin version of unzip?  What does 'cygcheck unzip' say?


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