RE: Updated: Cygwin 2.9.0-1
- Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 13:10:52 +0000
- From: "Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E]" <barry.buchbinder@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: Updated: Cygwin 2.9.0-1
Ken Brown sent the following at Thursday, September 07, 2017 7:05 PM
>On 9/7/2017 6:27 PM, Dave Johnson wrote:
>> got this error on x86 and x86_64 update:
>> Package: _/Unknown package
>> cygwin-doc.sh exit code 2
>That's because of this:
>Just remove /etc/postinstall/cygwin-doc.sh and
Both of those scripts use /usr/share/doc/cygwin-doc and
The postinstall script looks for /usr/share/doc/cygwin-doc
and exits with error level 2 when it does not find it.
A search of the 64bit package listing finds no files in
/usr/share/doc/cygwin-doc or /usr/share/doc/cygwin-doc/html.
So either the scripts need to be updated by removing the
cygwin-doc directory, or the scripts need to create the
directories and the packaging of cygwin-doc needs to put
the appropriate files there.
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