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Re: Updated Cygwin package: bash-2.05b-16

On Fri, 24 Oct 2003 wrote:

> On 23 Oct, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> >  Version 2.05b-16 of the Bash package is now available for download.
> >
> >  This is a bugfix release relative to 2.05b-15, and fixes the bug reported
> >  and patched in
> Might ash (/bin/sh) suffer from the same problem?  Might this explain
> why /etc/ often hangs the install when it does
> the backtic cygpath and has to be killed?
> luke

Actually, the problem with XFree86-bin-icons *was* a bash problem.
Setup.exe ran /etc/postinstall/ using /bin/sh, and
that called a *bash* script (/usr/X11R6/bin/, with
"#!/bin/bash" magic).  When cygpath was run from there (within backticks)
it hung.
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