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Re: Problem with latest setup-x86.exe

On Nov 17 18:54, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Christopher Faylor writes:
> > I appreciate your looking at the source code but given what you changed,
> > I don't understand how what you did would fix that.  If your changes
> > were really necessary then something would have to be seriously wrong
> > with mscvrt handling of argv strings.  That points to a problem on
> > your system, not in the code.
> This is not the bug you are looking for...
> The changes from Harry effectively shut out the code path that triggers
> the bug by introducing another one.  The bug is in a nutshell, that
> "\\?\conout$" isn't a valid UNC path and with the override of fopen as
> per the latest changes by Corinna creating an ofstream tries to use that
> to get the console output handle.  I'm not sure how to fix this, it
> seems odd that there'd be no UNC variant of conout$, but my search has
> turned up empty.

I just explained that in a reply an the cygwin-apps list:

I applied a patch to setup which should fix the issue.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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