tetex-tiny installation stuck at texmf.sh
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Jul 19 12:26:00 GMT 2007
Amir E. Aharoni wrote:
>> Don't be so quick to stop a postinstall script. Several minutes is not
>> too long to wait for some packages.
> It was not several minutes - it was many many minutes. Half an hour maybe.
Still not necessarily long enough in general, though this may not be your
> I already succeeded at installing LyX on other, much slower computer.
> It was the same version of Setup.exe. The only difference was that
> they ran on XP.
Sounds like you're caught by Vista. Try turning off UAC.
>> But I
>> did notice you have miktex installed as well.
> How do you see it? What is the name of the package?
Sorry, old data. Since I had to save off your cygcheck.out, rather than
just like MIME types handle converting it and presenting it to me in-line,
I somehow ended up looking at the cygcheck.out of the last person who forced
me to do the same thing. ;-)
> I didn't install it myself - it must be a dependency of something.
> The report i attached is from a clean install. After failing to
> install LyX for several times i wiped everything and reinstalled the
> packages i need, without LyX or TeX. If any TeX-related package got
> there anyway, it must be a dependency.
> How can i see a list of a package's dependencies? (I couldn't find in
> the FAQ.)
Look at your cygcheck output.
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> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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