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Re: Bug in setup.exe
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 09:52:31 +0100
- Subject: Re: Bug in setup.exe
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Feb 15 06:44, Jan Obrestad wrote:
> I have discovered a bug in setup.exe version 2.682.
> I tried installing cygwin 1.7.1 on windows 7 x64.
> It failed with the error message:
> Unable to extract /etc/ -- the file is in use.
> Which was a bit weird since the directory didn't exist yet.
> The log message was a bit more clear it said:
> LOG: 2 Failed to make the path for cygfile:///etc/alternatives/README
> After much trial and error I found the solution, just by chance.
> The setup program suggested installing cygwin in:
> I tried removing the last backspace, like this:
> Then it installed perfectly.
Should be fixed in CVS now. Expect a new setup.exe soon.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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