is it an FAQ: cygwin startup sequence

Eric Blake ebb9@byu.net
Mon Dec 22 00:22:00 GMT 2008


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According to Kermit Tensmeyer on 12/21/2008 5:15 PM:
> 
> today sed.exe is missing -and- /usr/local/bin is empty.   ssed.exe is
> still there.
> 
>  + how does the directory structure get setup? (is /usr/local/bin
> being recreated from somewhere else?

The default mount setup sets up /usr/local/bin as a mount to /usr/bin.

>  + is there something that is uninstalling the sed package?  (other
> files in the sed package ie documentation are also missing) however
> the package manifest (used when installing, upgrading or reinstalling)
> insists that the package is already installed

My guess is that you might have PATH problems.  But if you had followed
these directions:

> Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html

and attached the output of 'cygcheck -svr' as a text file, we'd know
better how to help you.

- --
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!

Eric Blake             ebb9@byu.net
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