Postinstall script errors

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Aug 13 09:48:00 GMT 2010

On Aug 12 19:50, Tilman Hausherr wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Aug 2010 11:59:30 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >That's probably a fault in the postinstall scripts.  It would be nice if
> >you could provide more details about what fails exactly in the script,
> >or better, what in the script has a non-0 exit code.  That would help us
> >lazy maintainers to fix the scripts faster.
> >
> >Keep in mind that the dialog providing info about failing postinstall
> >scripts is very new.  I'm quite sure that we have a couple of scripts
> >which return with a non-0 exit code but the maintainers just don't know
> >it yet, and I don't take myself out of the picture.
> I'm not sure if these faulty postinstall scripts are really THAT
> important, I got zero reaction on a bug report with details
> and I found out in the meantime that it was already reported in january
> and was already a "known error" at that time.

I reported this myself a couple of days ago on the cygwin-apps list.

Dave?  Any word on this?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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