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Re: non network install
My WAG is that you need to place all those top level directory contents
into a single new top level directory. setup.exe is said to fumble the
ball if you try an install from a package directory which is the root
directory of a drive.
When you run
you have to ensure that the nominated local package directory is
B Thomas wrote:
> Thank you for responding.
> But it doesn't seem like I have some thing missing , here is the listing
> of my top level CD-ROM directory :
> directory -
> total 1116
> -r--r--r-- 1 bt bt 2600 Jun 10 08:00 INSTALL.TXT
> -r--r--r-- 1 bt bt 4141 Apr 18 2002 README.TXT
> -r--r--r-- 1 bt bt 393740 Jun 9 19:38 cygwin.pdf
> dr-xr-xr-x 5 bt bt 4096 Jun 10 05:50 mail-archives
> dr-xr-xr-x 17 bt bt 4096 Jun 10 04:55 math
> -r--r--r-- 1 bt bt 225 Jun 10 06:47 md5.sum
> dr-xr-xr-x 2 bt bt 4096 Jun 5 2002 private
> dr-xr-xr-x 174 bt bt 4096 Jun 10 06:47 release
> -r--r--r-- 1 bt bt 48079 Jun 9 22:07 setup.bz2
> -r--r--r-- 1 bt bt 259072 Jun 10 06:35 setup.exe
> -r--r--r-- 1 bt bt 183808 Jun 9 22:07 setup.exe.old
> -r--r--r-- 1 bt bt 186186 Jun 9 22:07 setup.ini
> dr-xr-xr-x 2 bt bt 4096 Jun 10 03:03 tmp
> dr-xr-xr-x 2 bt bt 4096 Jun 10 09:41 utils
> dr-xr-xr-x 3 bt bt 4096 Jun 10 04:58 xfree
> As you can see it is all there and was downloaded just yesterday. Infact
> I compared the setup.exe and setup.ini on both the CD and the hard
> drive. Both are identical byte by byte. Yet they behave differently or I
> must be hallucinating :-). Note the CD rom very closely mirrors the
> ftp archive. I am trying to find my way through setup's source code but
> with my busy schedule this is going to take a long long time, so I am
> really hoping some one would answer this.
> And yes I installed not only libintl2 but the other versions of libintl
> also . Infact in trying to solve this problem I tried to install all the
> packages except :
> I will gladly put the CD ISO image on an anonymous ftp site should
> anyone be interested in having a look at it.
> B Thomas
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 03:16:45PM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> > B Thomas wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > I would be gratefull if you could help with the following problem:
> > >
> > > I am trying to make a CD so that cywin binary/source can be installed
> > > from this CD. The reason being I only have a linux computer my friend
> > > only has a Windows XP. I have a fast internet connection , he has none.
> > > we finally did get his computer hooked up to my network and installed.
> > > However I would like to know how to do this still
> > >
> > > So I mirrored a cygwin ftp archive and burned them onto a CD. However when
> > > I try to install from the CD I get the following two errors many, many
> > > times when the post-install scripts are running.
> > >
> > > 1) sed.exe : "The procedure entry point libintl_gettext could not be
> > located in
> > > the dynamic link library cygintl-2.dll" .
> > >
> > > 2) basename.exe : "The procedure entry point libintl_bindtextdomain
> > > could not be located in the dynamic link library cygintl-2.dll"
> > >
> > > Apparently as a result of these errors almost nothing works not even -
> > > ls, man , info ... etc.
> > >
> > > Since we have been trying to install almost the entire distro it is not
> > > possible that some thing is missing. If i am correct this particular
> > > library is provided by the gettext package which is being installed too.
> > >
> > >
> > > I also noticed oddly that setup.exe classifies packages into categories
> > > when I ran it on his computer , and did a network install but it lists
> > > all packages in one category "misc" when we tried to install from the CD
> > > i made. ????
> > You've missed the setup.ini file, which contains all the category and
> > dependency information.
> > Obviously you haven't installed the entire distribution, because
> > cygintl-2.dll is in the libintl2 package.
> > Max.
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