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

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Dec 1 13:53:00 GMT 2015

On Dec  1 12:18, Francis ANDRE wrote:
> Hi Corinna
> Le 01/12/2015 10:54, Corinna Vinschen a écrit :
> >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.
> Thanks for the tips.. It avoids the crash. By the way, what is the option to
> set in order to avoid the Progress popup window?

I don't think there is one at the moment.  I wouldn't be unhappy if
somebody comes up with code to implement a --very-very-silent option :)


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