Network installation still fails, Windows 7 only

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Tue Jun 21 07:02:00 GMT 2016


I had recently reported that an old network installation problem, that 
had been resolved meanwhile, reappeared:
https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2015-12/msg00012.html

As an additional observation, on the same machine, there is also a 
virtual machine running Windows XP. From that, I can use setup.exe and 
seamlessly update cygwin which is then also available in the Windows 7 
host environment. Running setup.exe from Windows 7 directly still fails 
with the described symptoms.

There must be something weird about interpretation of access rights 
using the Windows 7 API.
As an idea, perhaps someone familiar with setup.exe could check whether 
at any place access is rejected due to interpretation of access rights 
without actually trying the access?

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Thomas



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