Error when installing

Robert Pendell shinji257@gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 16:10:00 GMT 2004


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Frank Bures wrote:
| Hi,
|
| I have been using cygwin for several years now.  I am now trying
to install
| the latest version.  I deleted my cygwin directory to avoid any
possible
| conflicts.  I downloaded the whole distribution to the local drive.
|
| When I start the installation, it checks MD5's and then presents
me with the
| choice of packages.  I make my choice, the installation continues by
| "checking MD5 for _update-info-dir-00230-1" and then the following
error
| appears:
| "Runtime Error! Program: C:\tmpcyg\setup.exe
| abnormal program termination"
|
| The error message is not very helpful (true to its Window$ heritage).
| There are no messages available in Event Viewer.
|
| Running Win2k, 5.00.2195, SP4
|
| What should I do next?

That looks like a Visual Basic library error message.  Make sure
your Visual Basic 6 libraries are installed properly and up to date.
~ I think you can get the redistribution package for the dlls on the
Microsoft site.
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