Installation issue - cygiconv-2.dll error #143

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davidjorgensen opened this Issue May 21, 2014 · 9 comments

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@davidjorgensen

Hello

I am getting this error after inflating files.
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I am running Windows 8.1 (x64). It's working fine on my Windows 7 laptop.

Any ideas?

Much appreciated
Thanks in advance.

@davidjorgensen

Okay.. somehow I came past the extraction..
I tried first to alter the install.bat script by removing the unpacking section.. it then started doing the symlinks on the files (while a couple of them failed.. like nano).

after that I decided to remove everything again, and do a clean start.. reversed the install.bat script back to standard.. restarted the computer from scratch, and tried again..

This time the second part after inflation also worked like before..
However there's a new error after symlinks, and it's the launching babun.

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@tombujok
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I know it does not help you much but it's a known cygwin problem:
https://www.google.pl/search?q=child_info_fork_abort&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8

It may be BLODA (antivirus, etc...):
https://cygwin.com/faq/faq.html#faq.using.bloda

Try the fixes they propose in google (rebaseall, etc.)

@davidjorgensen

Thanks.. I'll give it a shot..

On a side note.. after restarting my computer and trying to launch babun again, nothing is working at all..

@davidjorgensen

i've done the rebaseall thing in "safe mode" and i dont get the same error anymore..
Now i get errors when using zsh.. (so, when babun is starting up and when i change from bash to zsh)

It just types out a long script, which ends in 7-8 lines of this

compdef: unknown command or service: git

Using git commands does work however, so I am unsure how to proceed.
Oh, also, using tab to autocomplete doesn't work either

I'll play around some more though.

@davidjorgensen

I got it working (so far at least)

With a combination of uninstalling some programs, killing services, disabling anti-virus, and reinstalling babun, it seems to be working for now.

Thanks for your help so far, and keep up the good work!

@tombujok
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Perfect. Thanks!
On May 24, 2014 7:32 PM, "David Jørgensen" notifications@github.com wrote:

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@diegoponciano

Quick question: I'm going through a similar problem, and I can't deactivate my antivirus (company PC).
Is there a way I can tell babun to load bash instead of zsh before it starts?
Maybe editing .babunrc?
Thanks

@xjlin0
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xjlin0 commented Jan 26, 2015

How about using Console2 to start Bash in Babun?
http://blog.msbbc.co.uk/2009/11/configuring-console-2-and-bash-with.html

@dandiulto

I've reinstalled the cygwin inside babun - lookup in update.bat

before that update and other bat's gave me an errors

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