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Re: Errors creating new 32-bit Cygwin installation




On 2/13/2019 10:38 AM, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm trying to create a new 32-bit Cygwin installation, but the
> installation is failing. I'm getting errors during the postinstall
> script phase, starting MinTTY reports forking errors, and attempting
> to rebase in ash fails with "fork: can't reserve memory for parent
> stack" errors.
> 
> My best guess is that this is characteristic of the installation being
> too big for 32-bit Cygwin, but I'm not confident of how to confirm
> whether that's the problem or if there's something else going on.

One way to find out would be to delete the installation and restart with 
just a base install.  If that works, you can begin trying to add 
packages.  If not, you know there's something else going on (BLODA?).

Ken

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