setup hanging when running postinstall scripts
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Wed Nov 10 23:33:00 GMT 2010
On 11/10/2010 6:27 PM, Paul Cantalupo wrote:
> Recently I've been doing some upgrades to my Cygwin (DLL version:
> 1.7.7) installation (Win XP with all updates on a Dell390 with 4GB
> RAM). When the Cygwin installer gets to running the appropriate
> postinstall script, it invariably hangs from fatal errors having to do
> with "couldn't allocate heap". Here is an example output in
> setup.log.full for upgrading to the latest 'man' package:
> 2010/11/10 17:56:39 Changing gid back to original
> Visited: 1151 nodes out of 1961 while creating dependency order.
> Dependency order of packages: groff base-cygwin base-passwd cygwin
> libgcc1 libiconv2 libintl2 libintl8 terminfo libncurses9 libreadline7
> _update-info-dir bash libbz2_1 libattr1 ... (truncated manually for
> 2010/11/10 17:56:44 running: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe --norc --noprofile
> 8 [main] bash 5684 C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe: *** fatal error -
> couldn't allocate heap, Win32 error 487, base 0x4D0000, top 0x540000,
> reserve_size 454656, allocsize 458752, page_const 4096
> What is going on here? Am I doing something wrong?
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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