texlive-install: core dumped

Helmut Karlowski helmut.karlowski@ish.de
Sun Jun 30 02:34:00 GMT 2013

Ken Brown, 30.06.2013 00:46:28:

> No.  setup.ini lists the packages that are available for install.  Often  
> there is a "previous" version as well as a "current" version.  This

Ok - my guess was wrong then, thanks. xetex and luatex where not installed.

>> 1. pdfetex -progname latex $*
>> 2. dvipdfm -p a4 $*
> I just tried these commands with no problems:

Maybe I'm using an outdated sty-file (e.g. dinbrief.sty), will look at it  
later. Is there a database of all styles, fonts etc. for all  

>>> including the part about attaching cygcheck output.
>> Attached.
> If you read it, you'll see near the end which packages you have  
> installed.
> The one suspicious thing that I see is your path.  For example, the  
> cygcheck output includes
>    Warning: C:\bin\awk.exe hides C:\cygwin\bin\awk

That's intentionally: I want the old awk.

> Could there be other things in C:\bin or C:\cygwin\opt\cross-mint\bin  
> that are interfering with Cygwin?

Don't think so.

>> Anyway I'm interested in the crashes in the first place.
> Sorry, I can't help you with that.

I re-installed luatex and found a stackdump-file (under /tmp during the  

Exception: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION at eip=0045F3B6
eax=20018788 ebx=20020000 ecx=00000000 edx=00000002 esi=20011930  
ebp=0022AB68 esp=0022AB30 program=C:\cygwin\bin\luatex.exe, pid 3708,  
thread main
cs=001B ds=0023 es=0023 fs=003B gs=0000 ss=0023
Stack trace:
Frame     Function  Args
0022AB68  0045F3B6 (20011930, 00000000, 00000000, 00000001)
0022AB98  0040420D (0065B104, 006B7A82, 006B7351, 0065B140)
0022AC68  004029D6 (00000005, 0022ACB0, 0022ACB8, 0022ACB0)
0022AC88  00401790 (00000005, 0022ACB0, 20010100, 611A3F1B)
0022AD28  61008221 (00000000, 0022CDA8, 61007710, 00000000)
End of stack trace

According to setup.log.full all 4 luatex-calls crash. I have to mention  
I'm not using a shell available by cygwin, but something I'm working on,  
that's why I want to know why it crashes.

Helmut Karlowski

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