setup-x86 unattended mode: crash when invoked from a dos console.

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Dec 1 09:54:00 GMT 2015

Hi Francis,

On Nov 30 23:59, Francis ANDRE wrote:
> Hi
> The following set-x86.exe command in unattended mode crashes on Win7
> C:\Users\FrancisANDRE>c:\cygwin\bin\uname.exe -a
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW idefix 2.3.1(0.291/5/3) 2015-11-14 12:42 i686 Cygwin
> C:\Users\FrancisANDRE>c:\cygwin\setup-x86.exe -B -D -q -n  -d -R cygwin -s
>  -P unzip

The crash is not nice and I'm just looking into that, but the path you
specify with the -R option is supposed to be an absolute DOS path, e.g.
C:/cygwin.  Please try this, it should get you further.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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