setup-x86_64: postinstall errors: Package bash 1, Package a2ps 2 and xinit 134
Tue Jul 23 09:00:00 GMT 2013
On 2013-07-23 02:21, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 22 23:40, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>> On 2013-07-22 19:52, Kenneth Wolcott wrote:
>>> Postinstall errors:
>> Thanks for the feedback; remarks inline.
>>> Package: bash
>>> bash.sh exit code 1
>> I think the problem is that virtual /dev is a read-only filesystem,
>> but if you make a real /dev directory; then you can write to it.
>> Could you run 'mkdir -p /dev' (without the quotes) and then try
>> rerunning setup-x86_64.exe? I suspect this will work then.
> The base-cygwin script usually creates the /dev dir. Do we have
> a dependency loop which let bash.sh run before base-cygwin?
The only package that depends on base-cygwin is cygwin itself, and
neither depend on bash.
>>> Package: a2ps
>>> a2ps.sh exit code 2
>> This is due to a missing papersize(5) file. I'm working on a fix,
>> but a workaround is to run the following command, then rerun
>> echo letter > /etc/papersize
> I'd prefer `echo a4 > /etc/papersize' ;)
I suppose you would. :-) Any idea how to provide a sane default that
most people on both sides of the pond would be happy with?
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