setup as not admin - package upgrade failed
Sat Dec 4 08:35:39 GMT 2021
Hello Cygwin users,
Now I have time to share a number of issues related to cygwin.
I have a cygwin installations (32 bit is retired) since many years. Unfortunately last two version of setup start to fail on package upgrades. What was change - hardware , os version and etc.
After so many upgrades finally I have administrative access. If I run installation normally it switch to administrative permissions and upgrade process "just for me" works just fine.
Why then issue is reported when exist "work-around"?
First because as some point of time I do not have administrative rights and so I prefer to run installation as before. But this is not so important.
Main point is that in cygwin console as normal user tar command extracts failed packages without errors.
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