Can't use install-path longer than 15 chars after 2.875 update
Wed Aug 31 20:14:00 GMT 2016
On Aug 31 18:59, Garber, Dave (GE Oil & Gas, Non-GE) wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
> > Behalf Of Corinna Vinschen
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 2:39 PM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: EXT: Re: Can't use install-path longer than 15 chars after 2.875
> > update
> > On Aug 31 20:22, Jacek Sowiński wrote:
> > > After updating to setup-x86_64.exe version 2.875 I can't use install
> > > paths longer than 15 chars and error is throwed:
> > >
> > > > The install directory must be absolute, with both a drive letter and
> > > > leading slash, like C:\Cygwin
> > So what was your actual install path?
> > FYI, I just used setup-2.875 to installed Cygwin into C:\cygwin-test-blubber-
> > test\test\test and it just worked.
> I can confirm that C:\apps\Cygwin64 does NOT work but C:\apps\Cygwin6
> does. I also get the error with C:\cygwin-test-blubber-test\test\test.
On what OS? You're not running it on XP by any chance? Is that on
32 or 64 bit?
I could reproduce it on W7 32 bit for some reaosn, while it works fine
all the time on W10 64 bit.
FWIW, I reverted setup to version 2.874 for the time being.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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