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RE: Setup missing installed packages




On Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:57:46 -0700 (PDT) Marco Atzeri wrote:
>Am 22.10.2018 um 18:50 schrieb Lemke, Michael:
>> I was just about to update my Cygwin installation when setup would 
>> list only a fraction of my installed packages. For instance git is 
>> missing but I have it installed. setup_version is 2.893 and running 
>> it with -v it tells there are 69 packages installed. But
>>
>> $ wc /etc/setup/installed.db
>>    835  2504 36779 /etc/setup/installed.db
>>
>> and I also see all these tar files in the installation directory. This
>> is a 32bit installation on Win10 64bit.
>>
>> What is going on, how can I debug this?
>>
>
>69 packages seems a minimal installation.
>May be you have more than one Cygwin installed ?
>
>Double check the proposed installation directory from setup

Thanks, I did and I can't find anything wrong. Where does setup.exe gets
the information from? I tried several versions, the current official one,
the new snapshot and something older I have lying around. They all do
this. They are in my distribution directory with all the Cygwin downloads
and all show the correct location of distribution directory and installation
directory. Some junk in the registry?

Thanks,
Michael

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