Setup .gz file handling [was Re: Stuck trying to reinstall Emacs 23.0.92 and setup dying each time]

Christopher Faylor
Thu Jul 2 03:17:00 GMT 2009

On Thu, Jul 02, 2009 at 01:08:05AM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>>It chugged for a bit, last displaying "Uninstalling emacs-el", then
>>reported "setup.exe has encountered ...".  After dismissing the dialog,
>>I looked at /etc/setup again, and the corrupted "emacs-el.lst.gz" was
>>there again.
>I'm sending this here just to remind us (me?) that it would be great to
>put some handlers around the gz file output so we can close it
>gracefully in the event of an error.

It might be worthwhile for cygcheck to test for this too.

Just to remind us (me?).


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