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Re: install process hangs on when run under windows 98 (using setup v184.108.40.206)
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at syncretize dot net>
- To: <Mark dot Bevan at gwent dot wales dot nhs dot uk>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2002 22:57:06 +1000
- Subject: Re: install process hangs on when run under windows 98 (using setup v220.127.116.11)
- References: <C14061F077F2D211A70500105ABC05AA03A8577C@mamexch1.gwent.wales.nhs.uk>
something is wrong with mkgroup.
I'd offer to look into this myself, but time is at a premium just now.
Corinna has looked at mkgroup recently, perhaps she can shed some light on
----- Original Message -----
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 10:38 PM
Subject: RE: install process hangs on when run under windows 98 (using setup
> I have tried to run cygwin following a reboot after a hung install and
> I may have found something that may help :
> Cygwin runs fine - I get a shell prompt (after creating a home dir for me)
> try and run mkgroup (either mkgroup or mkgroup -?) and I get a message in
> the shell window :
> BASH: /usr/bin/mkgroup: permission denied
> and a dialogue box which is titled error starting program saying :
> MKGROUP.EXE is linked to missing export ADVAPI32.DLL:LsaClose
> I click on OK and cygwin shell seems ok still - I can enter other commands
> and exit fine.
> I checked my system and the DLL is in c:\windows\system from the
> file version tab I have the version 4.80.1675 of the DLL on my system.
> Hope this helps,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Collins [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 02 July 2002 12:35
> To: Bevan, Mark; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: install process hangs on when run under windows 98 (using
> setup v18.104.22.168)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Mark.Bevan@gwent.wales.nhs.uk>
> To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 8:30 PM
> Subject: RE: install process hangs on when run under windows 98 (using
> > I have attached a zip'ed version of the c:\cygwin\etc tree as requested
> Thanks. You've got win9x don't you? I need someone else on this list who
> 9x to confirm that the default content of the 'group' file should be
> (I don't think it should be.
> All the postinstall files show as completed (they've been renamed to
> foo.done). This is probably due to the failing .dll location, which setup
> won't detect. IOW we haven't managed to test the problem you experienced
> I think that a corrupt setup.ini has been released, as there was another
> report of a missing cygwin package just earlier today. I haven't looked
> this yet, but will do so soon.
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