Cygwin setup scrambled permissions

Lord Laraby
Tue Aug 14 00:04:00 GMT 2012

On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 6:30 PM, Ken Brown <> wrote:
> On 8/13/2012 5:49 PM, Lord Laraby wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 11:40 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
>>>> D:\Programs\cygwin\etc\postinstall>autorebase.bat
>>>> /usr/lib/perl5/5.14/i686-cygwin-threads-64int/CORE/cygperl5_14_2.dll:
>>>> skipped be
>>>> cause nonexistent.
>>> This is just a warning, which you can ignore.  See
>>> Ken
>> Aye. That I see now. However, shouldn't autorebase.bat actually do
>> something? Or is it not like rebaseall? My guess is it's only trying
>> to rebase that specific file and failing. If that's so, I'm fine with
>> it.
> autorebase.bat does run rebaseall, and there's no reason to think it isn't
> doing anything.  It's not failing; it's just reporting that there was one
> specific file that it couldn't rebase.  If there's no other error message,
> you can assume it did its job.
> Ken

Well I say it's not doing anything because the prompt returns
immediately and prints the error above. I have run rebaseall several
times over the course of using Cygwin tools. It nearly always runs for
at least 20 seconds and often much longer.

So, it seemed odd.

Lord Laraby

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