This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: RFC: [PATCH] Retry replacing in-use files in setup
On Wed, 15 Feb 2006, Lapo Luchini wrote:
> Igor Peshansky wrote:
> > On Wed, 15 Feb 2006, Lapo Luchini wrote:
> >> Igor Peshansky wrote:
> >>> I'd like some comments from people on both the behavior and my
> >>> assumptions.
> >> I like the idea.
> >> I guess/hope this also solves the "bug" that also if the command line
> >> option to waiting for files (i.e. NOT putting them on the reboot-list)
> >> they are marked as not correctly installed? (but they in fact are)
> > No, this does not fix that "bug". I assume you mean the
> > "--no-replaceonreboot" option -- as I understand it, the way it was
> > designed to work is to mark the files as "failed to install" instead of
> > putting them on the "replace-on-reboot" list if they could not be replaced
> > right away. It was not designed to wait for files -- that's what my patch
> > is doing.
> Err... strange... in fact that option *does* indeed wait for files: the
> modal window is open continually trying to write the file until I
> "unlock" it (usually with a "net stop sshd"), and only then it continues
> installing other files.
> That's way I thought it was a bug and not a meant feature. ^_^
Umm, now I'm confused. There is nothing in the setup source that would
explain this behavior. Which version of setup are you using? Which OS is
this happening on? We *are* talking about the "-r"/"--no-replaceonreboot"
|\ _,,,---,,_ firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com
ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ Igor Peshansky, Ph.D. (name changed!)
|,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-' old name: Igor Pechtchanski
'---''(_/--' `-'\_) fL a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-. Meow!
"Las! je suis sot... -Mais non, tu ne l'es pas, puisque tu t'en rends compte."
"But no -- you are no fool; you call yourself a fool, there's proof enough in
that!" -- Rostand, "Cyrano de Bergerac"