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Re: setup crashes on certain packages.
- From: Larry Hall <cygwin-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: Matthew Wilson <matt at overlook dot homelinux dot net>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 17:40:49 -0500
- Subject: Re: setup crashes on certain packages.
- References: <20031211230954.GA21330@frank.overlook.homelinux.net>
- Reply-to: Cygwin List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
At 06:09 PM 12/11/2003, Matthew Wilson you wrote:
>I have cygwin installed OK on my windows XP machine. I installed from a local
>directory after running wget to grab everything I thought I would need. I
>want to add perl to my cygwin environment, so I ran setup.exe again, watched
>all the checksums go by, then selected perl in the package list and clicked
>next. Almost immediately, the cygwin setup window crashed.
>The same thing happened when I tried to add python to my cygwin environment.
>I also tried to add the base XFree86 packages and got the same result.
>Does anyone have any ideas?
>The only thing I can think of is that I'm somehow missing something the setup
>program needs. I have a complete copy of everything starting at the cygwin
>directory, except for the mail-archives.
>This is the exact syntax of the wget command I ran to pull down my copy:
>wget --passive-ftp --recursive --no-clobber --no-host-directories \
> --cut-dirs=2 -X/pub/cygwin/mail-archives -R '*-src.tar.bz2' \
>Our work firewall+proxy setup made other install methods impossible for me.
>Does anyone know what is going on?
>Thanks for the help.
I expect it would be helpful to know what version of setup you're running.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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