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Improper snapshot install [was 'missing isnand']
- From: "Jerry D. Hedden" <jerry at hedden dot us>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 10:54:34 -0700
- Subject: Improper snapshot install [was 'missing isnand']
I figured out my problem. Instead of installing the snapshot using the
procedure documented here:
(which I apologize for not knowing about), I installed it by untarring
the snapshot and then copying the usr and etc dirs to C:\cygwin using
Explorer. Since Explorer doesn't know about the /usr/bin and /usr/lib
mount points, it created bin and lib dirs under usr and put files in
them. Back under Cygwin, the mounts then 'masked' the new files. Once
I fixed everything up, all is well.
To perhaps save some other poor soul from committing the same blunder I
did, I humbly offer the suggestion to add the following to the
Install snapshots using the procedure documented <a
My deepest apologies to those I inconvenienced with this matter.
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