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Re: just plain /gone/ (was Re: setup.exe[i] only creates directory tree)

On Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 04:09:04PM -0400, Phil Edwards wrote:
>I was telling setup.exe to hit the U-of-Tenn FTP site (choice 27, I thnk).
>Apparently it wasn't getting through, but setup can't figure that out yet.
>Ah, the joys of the bleeding edge.  :-)
>> Alternatively, you can download the tar files yourself to one directory
>> and just run setup there, using the 'd' option.
>I went with this route.  Downloaded every package except for byacc, ran
>setup, picked 'd'.  Only some of the packages got installed.  Bash wasn't
>one of them (cygwin.bat was most unhappy about that).  Neither was gzip.

Did you see "bash.tar.gz" scroll by?

>So I grabbed with, unpacked it, and tried to unpack bash
>myself.  Truly strange things happened.  Here's the cmd window; I'm in
>the directory that will become the Cygwin root.
>  E:\cygnus\cygwin1-1> e:\tmp\bin\gzip -dc C:\TEMP\net11\bash.tar.gz | e:\tmp\bin\tar tvf -
>  -rwxr-xr-x dj/games     391168 2000-01-17 21:17 bin/bash.exe
>  -rwxr-xr-x dj/games       3198 1999-09-13 21:56 bin/bashbug
>  -rw-r--r-- dj/games     198987 1999-09-13 21:56 usr/man/man1/bash.1
>  -rw-r--r-- dj/games       1343 1999-09-13 21:56 usr/man/man1/bashbug.1
>This looks good, I think.  So I tell it to unpack:
>  E:\cygnus\cygwin1-1>e:\tmp\bin\gzip -dc C:\TEMP\net11\bash.tar.gz | e:\tmp\bin\tar xvf -
>  bin/bash.exe
>  bin/bashbug
>  usr/man/man1/bash.1
>  usr/man/man1/bashbug.1
>But nothing happens:

It sounds like you probably have /bin mounted explicitly.  Looks like
this is YA change to setup.


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