Postinstall script errors

Tilman Hausherr
Fri Aug 20 19:32:00 GMT 2010


It works now, I was able to install gcc 4.3.4.



On Fri, 13 Aug 2010 11:48:04 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

>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
>Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
>Red Hat

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