Can't use install-path longer than 15 chars after 2.875 update
Garber, Dave (GE Oil & Gas, Non-GE)
Wed Aug 31 20:19:00 GMT 2016
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> Subject: EXT: Re: Can't use install-path longer than 15 chars after 2.875
> On Aug 31 18:59, Garber, Dave (GE Oil & Gas, Non-GE) wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> > > Behalf Of Corinna Vinschen
> > > Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 2:39 PM
> > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > 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?
> [...time passes...]
> I could reproduce it on W7 32 bit for some reaosn, while it works fine all the
> time on W10 64 bit.
Fails on Win7 64 bit also.
> 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
> Red Hat
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