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RE: Setup 18.104.22.168 Hangs during "Install from Local Directory"
- From: Pavel Tsekov <ptsekov at gmx dot net>
- To: John Carlyle- Clarke <john dot cc at europlacer dot co dot uk>
- Cc: "Cygwin List (E-mail)" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 14:18:31 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: RE: Setup 22.214.171.124 Hangs during "Install from Local Directory"
On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, John Carlyle- Clarke wrote:
Please, ask about one problem at a time. Is setup which is
causing problems for you or some of the Cygwin packages ?
I was under the impression that you're having troubles installing Cygwin
due to a setup.exe misbehaving. Now I see that you've succeeded in
installing Cygwin. I am really puzzled right now.
> > > This problem seems to occur when the setup program tries to
> > > access a file for writing for which it does not have permission.
> > Well, is there a chance you know also the name of the file. And is it
> > really a single file or a directory ?
> It really doesn't matter which file - the problem occurred with any file that setup wanted to write for which it did not have write permissions. If you want an example, I remember it occurring with /usr/lib/ldscripts/i386pe.x but it could have been any other file.
> I think there may be a more general problem here. I messed up all my file permissions, which is how this problem came to light, and I am slowly putting them right.
> However, I am getting exactly the same problem with crontab. It doesn't have permission to write in /var/cron/tabs, and when you crontab -e and finish editing, it hangs up, using 98% CPU.
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