Cygwin 1.7.12-1: exit code 1 during post-install regarding dirs in /dev

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Apr 4 13:04:00 GMT 2012

On Apr  4 14:12, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr  4 12:24, Andre Loker wrote:
> > I *suppose*  the issue is related to this change in 1.7.12:
> > "- Cygwin now automatically populates the /dev directory with all
> > existing POSIX devices."
> > 
> > Do I have to take any actions regarding those issues? If so, which?
> Thanks for the report.  That's a blatant bug in the /dev handling.
> I hope I fixed it sufficiently in CVS.  I'm just generating a new
> snapshot which should be available in about half an hour on
> Please give it a try.  For instance, call the /etc/postinstall/
> and /etc/postinstall/ files manually ands
> report back if they do what they should in terms of /dev.  Maybe the
> scripts now have a .done suffix, but you should still be able to run
> them.

Snapshot is uploaded.  Please test ASAP.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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