[1.7.0-46] cygcheck and alternatives both exit with status 127

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon May 4 09:39:00 GMT 2009

On Apr 30 13:45, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> Cygwin 1.7.0-46.  I try to use alternatives, but every time I do it does nothing
> except to exit with status 127.
> So I started to file a bug report, and ran cygcheck -svr.  To my surprise,
> cygcheck also exits part of the way through with status 127.  It does give some
> output first-- attached here.
> I reverted to Cygwin 1.7.0-45, and alternatives now works, but cygcheck still
> stops at the same place, with exit status 127.

I can reproduce this with cygcheck 1.113 from 1.7.0-45 which stumbles
over the new UTF-16 style symlinks, but that has been fixed in cygcheck
before -46 has been released and, consequentially, I can not reproduce
it with that version of cygcheck (1.114) anymore.


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