"Cannot create a file when that file already exists" installation problem
Wed Jan 15 21:57:00 GMT 2003
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Lawlor, Jonathan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2003 9:47 PM
Subject: "Cannot create a file when that file already exists" installation
> I'm trying to upgrade my Cygwin install to the newest version
> Using setup.exe from http://www.cygwin.com. No matter what I do,
> what I choose to install, where the local packages go to etc,
> I get the following error message:
> Mount <- that is what is in the title of the message box
> Cannot create a file when that file already exists.
> When I click on OK, the installation process exists, and nothing
> is installed.
> Note that sometimes the entire process is almost finished (the
> total bar is about 99% full).
> Googling for "Cannot create a file when that file already exists"
> reveals that that is some kind of Windows error (code #183),
> but I have no idea which file is being created.
> Does anybody have any ideas what could be going on here?
> I do not want to blow away my current install.
> Thank you very much,
> Jonathan Lawlor
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