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Re: cygwin installation fails in Windows 10 when running with --quite-mode




This is the full log
C:\Users\user\Downloads>C:\Users\user\Downloads\setup-x86.exe -q -R
C:\cygwin -s http://cygwin.mirror.constant.com -P "wget,screen,cat" -a
x86 -v

C:\Users\user\Downloads>note: Hand installation over to elevated child process.
Starting cygwin install, version 2.883
User has backup/restore rights
Current Directory: C:\Users\user\Downloads
Could not open service McShield for query, start and stop. McAfee may
not be installed, or we don't have access.
root: C:\cygwin system
Selected local directory: C:\Users\user\Downloads
net: IE5
Loaded cached mirror list
Request for URL http://cygwin.com/mirrors.lst satisfied from cache
Fetched URL: http://cygwin.com/mirrors.lst
site: http://cygwin.mirror.constant.com/
Request for URL http://cygwin.mirror.constant.com/x86/setup.xz.sig
satisfied from cache
Fetched URL: http://cygwin.mirror.constant.com/x86/setup.xz.sig
Request for URL http://cygwin.mirror.constant.com/x86/setup.xz
satisfied from cache
Fetched URL: http://cygwin.mirror.constant.com/x86/setup.xz
compress_xz::bid_xz: success: 48
compress_xz::bid_xz: success: 48
INSTALLED.DB version 3
package gdb comparing versions 7.11.1-2 and 7.12.1-1, result was -1
package gdb comparing versions 7.12.1-2 and 7.12.1-1, result was 1
package gdb-debuginfo comparing versions 7.11.1-2 and 7.12.1-1, result was -1
package gdb-debuginfo comparing versions 7.12.1-2 and 7.12.1-1, result was 1
package xorg-server comparing versions 1.19.3-2 and 1.19.3-1, result was 1
package xorg-server-common comparing versions 1.19.3-2 and 1.19.3-1,
result was 1
package xorg-server-debuginfo comparing versions 1.19.3-2 and
1.19.3-1, result was 1
package xorg-server-devel comparing versions 1.19.3-2 and 1.19.3-1, result was 1
package xorg-server-dmx comparing versions 1.19.3-2 and 1.19.3-1, result was 1
package xorg-server-extra comparing versions 1.19.3-2 and 1.19.3-1, result was 1
package xwinclip comparing versions 1.19.3-2 and 1.19.3-1, result was 1
.ini setup_version is 2.883, our setup_version is 2.883
Added manual package screen
Added manual package wget
Changing gid back to original
Visited: 87 nodes out of 10233 while creating dependency order.
Dependency order of packages: base-cygwin cygwin dash _autorebase
libiconv2 libintl8 alternatives libattr1 libgcc1 libgmp10 tzdata
libstdc++6 terminfo libncursesw10 libreadline7 tzcode coreutils bash
findutils sed base-files libbz2_1 bzip2 libffi6 libp11-kit0 libtasn1_6
p11-kit p11-kit-trust ca-certificates libpopt-common libpopt0 cygutils
libsigsegv2 diffutils editrights zlib0 file libmpfr4 gawk libargp
getent libpcre1 grep groff gzip hostname info ipc-utils less libuuid1
libblkid1 libcrypt0 libdb5.3 libgdbm4 libnettle4 libhogweed2
libgnutls28 libnettle6 libhogweed4 libunistring2 libidn2_0 libgnutls30
libiconv liblzma5 libopenssl100 libpipeline1 publicsuffix-list-dafsa
libpsl5 libsmartcols1 libssp0 login util-linux man-db mintty ncurses
openssl perl_autorebase perl_base perl rebase run screen xz tar
vim-minimal wget which
running: C:\cygwin\bin\dash.exe "/etc/postinstall/0p_000_autorebase.dash"
Updating package information in /var/cache/rebase/rebase_pkg.
Updating rebase information for installed dynamic objects in
/var/cache/rebase/rebase_lst.
Updating rebase information for installed executables in
/var/cache/rebase/rebase_exe.
removing /var/cache/rebase/rebase_dyn
creating empty /var/cache/rebase/rebase_dyn
Updating rebase information for user-defined dynamic objects
/var/cache/rebase/rebase_user.
Updating rebase information for user-defined executables
/var/cache/rebase/rebase_user_exe.
Rebasing with list /var/cache/rebase/rebase_all, built from
/var/cache/rebase/rebase_lst /var/cache/rebase/rebase_dyn
/var/cache/rebase/rebase_user.

running: C:\cygwin\bin\dash.exe "/etc/postinstall/0p_update-info-dir.dash"
running: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe --norc --noprofile
"/etc/postinstall/zp_man-db.sh"
Changing gid to Administrators

On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:37 AM, Arkady <larytet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Another update: the quite mode sometimes succeeds. I estimate that the
> success rate is 30%. It rarely succeeds very first time.
>
> The problem is definitely not new. See, for example,
> https://github.com/boxcutter/windows/blob/master/floppy/cygwin.bat#L50
> The batch start with rather encouraging "Force CYGWIN_ARCH to 32-bit -
> 64-bit seems to crash a lot"
> Indeed 32 bits installer sometimes works.
>
> On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 8:50 PM, Arkady <larytet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Reproduced again with Autounattend.xml
>> My goal is to prepare a Windows machine with Cygwin installed. I am
>> trying to script the process.
>>
>> I have the following section the Autounattend.xml file
>>
>>                 <SynchronousCommand wcm:action="add">
>>                     <CommandLine>cmd.exe /c
>> C:\Windows\Temp\setup-x86.exe -q -R C:\cygwin -l C:\Windows\Temp
>> --packages "wget,zip,screen" -s
>> http://cygwin.mirror.constant.com</CommandLine>
>>                     <Description>Install Cygwin</Description>
>>                     <Order>99</Order>
>>                     <RequiresUserInput>true</RequiresUserInput>
>>                 </SynchronousCommand>
>>
>>
>> The whole file is
>> https://github.com/larytet/auto-win/blob/master/autounattend/packer-floppy-win10/Autounattend.xml
>>
>> The installation fails with the same "setu-x86.exe has stopped
>> working". I do not see output, but I bet that this is the same
>> "Changing gid to
>> Administrators" problem.
>> I suspect that this is something related to running as an
>> Administrator or System.
>>
>> I will greatly appreciate any tip.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 7:41 PM, Arkady <larytet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I tried again on the clean Windows VM
>>>
>>> setup-x86_64.exe -q -B -R C:\Users\user\Downloads -s
>>> http://cygwin/mirror/constant.com
>>>
>>> After that I tried
>>>
>>>
>>> setup-x86_64.exe -q -B -R C:\Users\user\Downloads -s
>>> http://cygwin/mirror/constant.com -p wget,screen
>>>
>>> Both worked. Looks like my bad
>>>
>>> On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 7:27 PM, Arkady <larytet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I am trying to do:
>>>>
>>>> setup-x86_64.exe -q -p wget -v
>>>>
>>>> The installation fails with the last line "Changing gid to
>>>> Administrators" and a small dialog box "setup-x86_64.exe" has stopped
>>>> working A problem caused the program to stop working correctly..."
>>>>
>>>> I tried
>>>> setup-x86_64.exe -q -p wget -v -B
>>>> and
>>>> setup-x86_64.exe -q -p wget -v -B -R C:\Windows\Temp
>>>>
>>>> The same result - the setup fails
>>>> The interactive GUI installation works fine.
>>>> The quite mode fails to install/update Cygwin on the machin where it
>>>> is already installed.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> What am I missing?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.

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