Warning/error from mkshortcut in xinit postinstall script

Dominic.R.Jones@faa.gov Dominic.R.Jones@faa.gov
Tue Sep 20 16:37:00 GMT 2016

After the latest update (yesterday) I've been receiving the following warning/error message, as recorded in /var/log/setup.log.full from /etc/postinstall/xinit.sh when running setup:

    2016/09/20 07:09:11 running: **********\cygwin64\bin\bash.exe -
    -norc --noprofile "/etc/postinstall/xinit.sh"
    mkshortcut: Too many arguments: /usr/bin/run.exe
    Usage: mkshortcut [-hv] [-a|--arguments=ARGS] [-d|--desc=DESC]
            [-i|--icon=ICONFILE] [-j|--iconoffset=INT] [-n|--name=NAME]
            [-s|--show=norm|min|max] [-w|--workingdir=PATH] [-A|--allusers]
            [-D|--desktop] [-P|--smprograms] [-h|--help] [--usage]
            [-v|--version] [--license] [OPTION]* TARGET
    2016/09/20 07:09:12 abnormal exit: exit code=1

The only potential oddity I can think of in my configuration is that I'm running setup with --no-admin.

I'm using setup-x86_64, version 2.876.

XWin Server appears to start and operate normally.


Dominic R. Jones, Ph.D.

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