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RE: FW: Crash on setup- Cygwin
- To: "'Becker, Brian W'" <Brian dot Becker at MW dot Boeing dot com>
- Subject: RE: FW: Crash on setup- Cygwin
- From: Peter Buckley <peter dot buckley at cportcorp dot com>
- Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 15:06:53 -0400
- Cc: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Basically, you need all the utilities to be able to run.
The dependencies are not ?published/explicit/known?
The cygwin developers and list will ONLY provide support for a download
and install of ALL the packages. Any one want to add to this?
I think I remember a thread that discussed that the dependencies among the
would be added to setup functionality in the future (probably waiting
for a volunteer to do this).
From: Becker, Brian W [mailto:Brian.Becker@MW.Boeing.com]
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 2:06 PM
To: 'Peter Buckley'
Subject: RE: FW: Crash on setup- Cygwin
After several iterations I was finally able to get the utilities I needed,
only to get an error when starting any of the utilities that "cygwin1.dl
could not be found in the specified path", and indeed, the dll is not
present on my system. I did not load all the utilities, just find
utilities, gawk, grep and sed (and later bash when I found the startup
script needed this). What other utilities do I need to install in order to
get everything I need to run?
From: Peter Buckley [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, July 23, 2001 2:07 PM
To: Becker, Brian W
Subject: Re: FW: Crash on setup- Cygwin
Sounds like a bug- post to the list, usually if you say the word "bug"
you will get lots of attention.
"Becker, Brian W" wrote:
> Running on a local drive causes the crash. All 4 permutations of "File
> type" and "Install for..." cause the crash. Closing all other apps causes
> the crash. Trying to install from the Internet seems to cause it to hang,
> not crash. I do have another colleague here who does not have the problem
> on his system (Win2000). This is a temporary computer for me, so if you
> don't have a quick response I'll just wait until the new computer comes
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Buckley [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, July 23, 2001 1:49 PM
> To: Becker, Brian W; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: FW: Crash on setup- Cygwin
> Sorry, I should have specified "try sending it to the list" :-)
> I just thought I could facilitate a bit- I see lots of messages
> this (and I imagine they get ignored), and maybe you aren't a
> subscriber, so you don't know that people couldn't see your
> don't re-post.
> I don't know exactly what is causing your problem- so I am ccing
> list on this email.
> Sounds like it might be a bug (setup.exe just got updated
> but have you done testing to check what conditions cause it? That
> be helpful to know.
> Have you tried using different options, like "Install from
> and "text file type: UNIX", and "install for all users" (and
> combos of these options)?
> Is your U: drive a network share? It might eliminate some
> you try installing from a non-network drive.
> Try to narrow down the amount of stuff that could be going wrong
> us know- do you have any other windows programs running?
> Also, is SP4 considered "old" yet? I am using SP6...
> "Becker, Brian W" wrote:
> > Here are the dialogs in a word document, as well as the text for
> it in the
> > body of the email:
> > <<temp.doc>>
> > When installing on my Win NT machine:
> > 4.0, service pack 4
> > I get a crash during setup. I respond as follows to the menu
> > Version Screen, press Next
> > Setup Screen, "Install from Local Directory", press Next
> > Local Package Screen, select current location
> (U:\BeckerB\Downloads), press
> > Next
> > Setup Screen, directory C:/cygwin, Text File Type DOS, Install
> Just Me
> > Cycwin.setup.exe - Application Error
> > Crash: The instruction at "0x0040256c" referenced memory at
> > The memory could not be "read".
> > OK, Cancel
> > Any ideas?
> > Brian Becker
> > firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Buckley [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Monday, July 23, 2001 1:05 PM
> > To: Becker, Brian W
> > Subject: Re: FW: Crash on setup- Cygwin
> > I am on WinNT, using netscape for my mail. I don't see
> anything in
> > your
> > mail after "menu choices". Try sending it as text.
> > -Peter
> > "Becker, Brian W" wrote:
> > >
> > > When installing on my Win NT machine:
> > >
> > > I get a crash during setup. I respond as follows to
> > choices:
> > >
> > > Any ideas?
> > >
> > > Brian Becker
> > > email@example.com
> > >
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