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Subject: RE: setup.exe problem
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Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 23:35:05 +1100
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: "Ton van Overbeek" <tvoverbe AT cistron DOT nl>, <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ton van Overbeek [mailto:tvoverbe AT cistron DOT nl] 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 8:32 PM
> To: cygwin AT cygwin DOT com; cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
> Subject: Re: setup.exe problem
> Jonas Eriksson wrote:
> > When I try to install Cygwin with the latest setup.exe 
> ( it
> > hangs after I have selected a mirror server to download 
> from. It manages 
> > to download setup.ini but them immediately comes up with 
> the message 
> > "This space intentionally left blank" and continues to eat 
> up all cpu 
> > cycles. I have tried using .14, .12 and .9 which I found in 
> >, but all of these complained 
> about not beeing 
> > the latest version as stated in setup.ini and then hanging 
> like the .21. 
> > My conclusion is that setup.exe does not like my win2000 
> system. Any ideas?
> Some additional information which may be related to this.
> When running a self compiled setup.exe under gdb (on W98SE) 
> at this point (first appearance of chooser)  a segment 
> violation is generated. Just continuing in gdb under W98SE 
> works (the chooser appears and is functional), but I guess 
> under Win2K/NT/XP this segment violation creates havoc. The 
> segment violation occurs in PickView every time you change 
> view (Full/Category/Partial).

Do you have similar screen-altering software installed as Jonas did?

I don't see any segment violations under gdb, or I'd check in fixes :}.
If you can track this down, that would be great.


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