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Re: ash "gotcha", other 1.7 upgrade wrinles
- From: Eric Blake <ebb9 at byu dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 21:22:16 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: ash "gotcha", other 1.7 upgrade wrinles
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Eliot Moss <moss <at> cs.umass.edu> writes:
> - But part of rebasing is to use ash (since it does not tie down
> so many dlls and all, I believe) ... but ash is not there!
Then something went wrong with your installation, because the dash package
installs /usr/bin/ash.exe as part of the Base install,
> - After a while, I found "dash", which appears to be "ash" under
> a different name. I found the change gratuitous and surprising.
> Users will need to be warned, I think, or the name changed back.
There's no need for a name change, but it _would_ be nice to know what failed
during your installation.
> Hope there's something useful to you here ... Eliot Moss
What would have been more useful would be following the directions and
attaching cygcheck -svr output, as mentioned here:
> Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
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