warning messages while deleting cygwin folder
Sat Sep 18 09:34:00 GMT 2010
thanks, did as you said and nothing seems amiss.
Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
> bobby_2010 sent the following at Friday, September 17, 2010 4:19 AM
>>hi, i am trying to completely delete cygwin from my system, as it is
>>taking up too much hard disk space. i followed the instructions at
>>the cygwin.com FAQ by first removing any subscribed services. this
>>worked fine. then, i went on to delete the c:\cygwin folder. but i
>>received 2 warning messages, asking me if i want to delete 'copying' and
>>'changelog' which are both system files and that deleting them might
>>affect other programs. after choosing not to delete either, the dialog
>>box 'error deleting file or folder' appears, stating 'cannot remove
>>folder help: the directory is not empty'.
>>should i delete these 2? and any other such warnings thereafter? thanks.
> Yes, delete everything. They only affect cygwin.
> - Barry
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