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Re: bug in cygcheck -- claims missing files, but files are not missing.




Greetings, L A Walsh!

> I am trying to update my cygwin installation --

> I seem to be missing some files, but am not sure, as cygcheck
> seems to be broken.

> I generated a dump using cygcheck -vs, and it claims
> may files are missing:

> Missing directory: /usr/share/doc/ from package afio
> Missing directory: /usr/share/doc/afio-2.5/ from package afio
> Missing file: /usr/share/doc/afio-2.5/ANNOUNCE-2.5 from package afio
> Missing file: /usr/share/doc/afio-2.5/HISTORY from package afio
> Missing file: /usr/share/doc/afio-2.5/README from package afio
> Missing file: /usr/share/doc/afio-2.5/SCRIPTS from package afio

> But when I look for them, they are not:

> /usr>  ll /usr/share/doc/afio-2.5
> total 48
> -rwxrwxr-x+ 1  1634 Feb 19  2008 ANNOUNCE-2.5*
> -rwxrwxr-x+ 1 33879 Feb 19  2008 HISTORY*
> -rwxrwxr-x+ 1  3116 Feb 19  2008 README*
> -rwxrwxr-x+ 1  2179 Feb 19  2008 SCRIPTS*
> drwxrwxr-x+ 1     0 Dec 13  2009 examples/

> Any idea how to figure out what cygcheck is doing?

How did you invoke cygcheck?
I've seen similar behavior when invoking it as /usr/bin/cygcheck outside the
Cygwin environment.


-- 
With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Saturday, April 15, 2017 15:14:15

Sorry for my terrible english...


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