Failure with fork() (Cygwin on Wine install now sort of works)

Christopher Faylor
Fri Jul 5 21:25:00 GMT 2013

On Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 12:11:10PM -0700, Alan W. Irwin wrote:
>On 2013-07-04 13:39-0700 Alan W. Irwin wrote:
>> So if the consensus here after looking at the setup_install.out
>> results is that cygwin on Wine is more or less installed properly from
>> these results (except for the rename issue above which I can fix by
>> doing that rename manually as suggested by the error message), then
>> the next order of business [...]
>I have now looked more carefully at the setup_install.out results that
>are wrapped inside a tarball I attached to a previous post in this
>thread.  At the same time I have also looked at the resulting files in
>my cygwin install tree.  It turns out that because of errors the first
>install script created an empty /etc/fstab rather than the desired
>result and also was unable to create the /dev directory.

The /dev directory is a pseudo-directory created on-the-fly by the
Cygwin DLL.


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