setup.exe /var, /tmp?

Michael A Chase
Wed Feb 20 15:24:00 GMT 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Collins" <>
To: "Jan Nieuwenhuizen" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2002 13:31
Subject: Re: setup.exe /var, /tmp?

> ===
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jan Nieuwenhuizen" <>
> > > Please try this patch...
> >
> > Hmm, this doesn't help.  Similar fix applied to also
> > doesn't help.  After removing c:/cygwin and doing a fresh install, you
> > get the error message:
> >
> >     cannot open log file C:/cygwin/var/log/setup.log.full for writing.
> doesn't need that fix. It needs a different one I think - see
> if this helps.

These are probably not the only places where the prefixes may be missing.
Would it be worthwhile to add a log() call if no "file://" or "cygfile://"
prefix is found in io_stream::mkpath_p()?

I'm doing a search for all the mkpath_p() calls I can find, but often the
file or directory name is passed from somewhere else.
Mac :})
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