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Re: Cygwin installation problems

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: Cygwin installation problems
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2001 16:44:32 -0600

Thank you for your report.  If you could make your report to the
Cygwin group it would be most appreciated.


Cygwin Home Page:

Cygwin Bug Report Guidelines:

> Hi,
> We have successful installed cygwin-b20.1 which is the full
> distribution and at the bash shell we typed the following:
> bash-2.02$  mkdir -p  /tmp
>             bash-2.02$  mkdir -p  /bin
> and that was successful.
> we have locasted the file sh.exe and copied it to the bash
> shell and was also successful.
> so our problem is with the compiler we installed it
> successful but at the bash shell we have been given the
> instructions to type this:
> 1. bash-2.02$  cd /Cygnus/cygwin-b20
> 2. bash-2.02$  tar zxvf  /tmp/gcc-2.95.2-cygb20.tar.gz
> and when we typed in the the second line above we got this
> errors:
> - tar (grandchild): cannot open the archive /tmp/gcc-
> 2.95.2-cygb20.tar.gz: permission denied
> - tar (grandchild): eroor is not recoverable:    existing
> now
> -  gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file
> -  tar: child returned status 1
> -  tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> So what could be the problem?  We have no idea. We have the
> gcc file on the directory tmp.  Can you help, Please.
> Thanks.
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