Latest setup.exe

Joseph I. Davida jd108@pacbell.net
Fri Dec 6 17:40:00 GMT 2002


I tried the beta version Max suggested and it also
exhibits the same behaviour on my win2k laptop;
i.e. sucks up huge mem (depletes VM), and yet after
more than 1 hour of running, it still says 1% of
base-files 1.1-1 is installed. The "total" progress
meter shows only about a sliver of "progress" :)

Am running win2K with latest updates (service pack 3).

Also, I have been updating my cygwin installation for
over a year now, and this is the first time I have
encountered this problem.

Joe

Max Bowsher wrote:
> 
> Please keep replies on list!
> 
> Joseph I. Davida <jd108@pacbell.net> wrote:
> 
> > It appears that this setup.exe is depleting the VM pool.
> > There is either a bad memory leak problem, or there
> > is a boundless recursion in the calls. I suspect the
> > it is a memory leak problem.
> > The machine has 512M sdram and a 40 gig HD, of which
> > a max of 2048M is used for paging. Yet the setup.exe
> > alone eats up all the VM pool!.
> >
> > Is there an older version of it that I can try?
> 
> Try the latest beta at http://cygwin.com/setup-snapshots/
> 
> Max.

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