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From: Ulli Horlacher <>
Subject: "setup-x86 --quiet-mode" problems
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:31:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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I have an update script which calls "setup-x86 --quiet-mode".
So far, this works great, but now it tries to install a new mintty.exe,
but one mintty still running (where I started setup-x86), so setup-x86
kills this process... and setup-x86.exe is killed, too, which resulted in
a damaged cygwin installation :-(

I was able to fix it by running setup-x86.exe via Windows Explorer (puhhhh!).

How can I avoid this kind of problem in the future?

I tried it with:

setup-x86 --quiet-mode &
sleep 1
kill -9 $PPID

But setup-x86 was killed again, too.

Ullrich Horlacher              Server und Virtualisierung
Rechenzentrum TIK         
Universitaet Stuttgart         E-Mail:
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             reply	other threads:[~2018-04-19 16:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-19 16:31 Ulli Horlacher [this message]
2018-04-19 16:36 ` Vince Rice
2018-04-19 23:28 ` Brian Inglis
2018-04-20 10:23   ` Ulli Horlacher
2018-04-22 14:05     ` Andrey Repin
2018-04-22 16:28       ` Brian Inglis

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