Problem installing setup-1.7

Corinna Vinschen
Sun Apr 27 15:57:00 GMT 2008

On Apr 27 10:41, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Steffen Sledz wrote:
>> I tried to install setup-1.7 on a system running a "normal" release 
>> before. I've deleted the whole C:\cygwin dir from the disk and removed all 
>> cygwin/cygnus related items from the registry.
>> But after running the new setup the mounts for /usr/bin and /usr/lib where 
>> missing. Also there is no /etc/fstab file. What went wrong here?
> There used to be a script,, bundled with the 
> cygwin package itself (well, 1.7 versions anyway), that did this.  It was 
> recently moved to a package of its own, 'base-cygwin'.
> However, that package does not seem to have been added to the 'Base' 
> category, or has not been uploaded to the release-2 area (I don't know 
> which). In any case, setup-1.7 didn't download it for me, either.

It hasn't been uploaded to the release-2 area yet.  I simply forgot
to do it yesterday, sorry.  I'm going to upload it in a minute.


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