cygwin update hang on autorebase

Ken Brown
Fri Dec 18 22:17:00 GMT 2015

On 12/18/2015 4:40 PM, Xie, Wei wrote:
> I tried to update my cygwin in win7 64 bit DELL optiplex 7020 desktop
> but the process hang after downloading the update. I manually kill each
> bash.exe process and it can move to the next step but will continue
> hang. I also tried to have a complete fresh installation, the process
> hang at autorebase. After killing the dash.exe, the process hang at post
> install stage.

Are you sure autorebase was hanging?  Maybe you just didn't wait long 
enough for it to finish.  It can take a long time, especially if you 
installed a lot of packages.  You might first try to do a base install, 
with no extra packages chosen.


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