autorebase.bat stalls during setup-x86.exe

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Aug 23 09:53:00 GMT 2013


On Aug 22 22:13, Fritz, Jason wrote:
> Today I downloaded the new setup-x86.exe from Cygwin.com and upgraded my Cygwin release.  During the process, the installation stalled while running "_autorebase" (/etc/postinstall/autorebase.bat).  I let the installer stay stalled at 68% complete for over an hour before I finally halted it.
> 
> I'm not sure of the past/present versions.  According to setup.log, my last install was on 2013/04/25 and it says "Starting cygwin install, version 2.774".  Today, after downloading setup-x86.exe, setup.log says on 2013/08/22 "Starting cygwin install, version 2.819"
> 
> There were no errors in setup.log.  It ends like this after I cancelled the install (notice the 1.5 hour delay):
> 2013/08/22 14:14:14 running: cmd.exe /c "C:\cygwin\etc\postinstall\autorebase.bat" 
> 2013/08/22 15:56:27 note: Installation Complete
> 2013/08/22 15:56:27 Ending cygwin install
> 
> There are some possible errors in setup.log.full:
> /etc/postinstall/000-cygwin-post-install.sh: line 199: cp: command not found
> /etc/postinstall/000-cygwin-post-install.sh: line 204: rm: command not found
> 2013/08/22 14:13:41 running: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe --norc --noprofile "/etc/postinstall/xorg-server.sh"
> 2013/08/22 14:13:41 running: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe --norc --noprofile "/etc/postinstall/fontconfig.sh"
> /etc/postinstall/fontconfig.sh: line 2: /usr/bin/mkdir: No such file or directory
> 2013/08/22 14:14:14 running: cmd.exe /c "C:\cygwin\etc\postinstall\autorebase.bat"
> 2013/08/22 15:56:27 note: Installation Complete
> 2013/08/22 15:56:27 Ending cygwin install
> 
> Thanks for any help.
> Jason

I don't know what happened, but the above looks like a broken
installation.  cp, rm, mkdir are part of coreutils and this should
always be installed.  Maybe the easiest way out is an installation
from scratch and to copy only your local changes and home dir over
afterwards.


Corinna

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