Anyone looking at the 'setup.exe' 2.510.2.1 crashing problem?
Thu Sep 8 15:26:00 GMT 2005
On Thu, 8 Sep 2005, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 10:53:55AM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >On Thu, 8 Sep 2005, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> The problem with setup.exe crashing is pretty easy to duplicate.
> >> - Wipe out your download area
> >> - run setup.exe
> >> o Choose "Download without installing"
> >> o download some files
> >> o exit
> >> - rerun setup.exe
> >> o Choose "Install from local directory"
> >> o Crashes after "Parsing ini file"
> Yes, I saw that.
> This doesn't seem to be a problem with the package database. You can
> add a "umount --remove-all-mounts" to the above, choose a different root
> during installation and still get the same result.
Looks like Dave mis-spoke -- he said "package database", but he seems to
have been talking about the "local package cache".
At the risk of restating the obvious, this is probably a bug in the
package verification code, since a fresh download should not have
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