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Re: Updated: Cygwin 2.9.0-1




On 2017-09-08 07:10, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
> 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:
>>   https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2017-09/msg00079.html
>>
>> Just remove /etc/postinstall/cygwin-doc.sh and
>> /etc/preremove/cygwin-doc.sh.
> 
> Both of those scripts use /usr/share/doc/cygwin-doc and
> /usr/share/doc/cygwin-doc/html.
> 
> 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.

Problem diagnosed with cygwin 2.9.0-1:
https://sourceware.org/ml/cygwin/2017-09/msg00085.html

and fixed in cygwin 2.9.0-2:
https://sourceware.org/ml/cygwin/2017-09/msg00087.html

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Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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