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RE: Files in /etc missing after new install
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "BUEHL,REINER (HP-Germany,ex1)" <reiner dot buehl at hp dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 11:09:06 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: Files in /etc missing after new install
- References: <FFE5E286773CD411873400D0B747AC580E094331@goedel.bbn.hp.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
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On Tue, 30 Sep 2003, BUEHL,REINER (HP-Germany,ex1) wrote:
> If I run /etc/postinstall/base-files-mketc.sh.done from bash promt I get
> the following error messages:
> /bin/uname: not found
> /bin/cygpath: not found
> Unknown system type ; exiting
> PATH is set to /bin:/usr/bin and "ls /bin" shows that uname.exe and
> cygpath.exe exist there. All files in /etc/postinstall have the .done
> extension and base-files package has been installed. Any ideas?
> Best regards,
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John Morrison [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 4:52 PM
> > To: BUEHL,REINER (HP-Germany,ex1)
> > Cc: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: Files in /etc missing after new install
> > From a bash prompt
> > /etc/postinstall/base-files-mketc.sh.done
> > /etc/postinstall/base-files-profile.sh.done
> > should create them, if the files don't exist with a .done
> > extension then postinstall wasn't called. If they don't
> > exist then you didn't install the base-files package.
> > J.
> > On Tue, 30 Sep 2003, BUEHL,REINER (HP-Germany,ex1) wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I just installed cygwin (Setup.exe v2.415). The installation went
> > > fine, no errors, but all the files that should have been created
> > > during the postinstall step are missing. There is no /etc/profile, no
> > > /etc/passwd, no /etc/group and so on. Can anybody help me to fix this?
> > > I already reinstalled twice... :-(
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > > Reiner.
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