[osgeo4w-dev] Unable to extract /bin/bgspawn.exe

Jürgen E. Fischer jef at norbit.de
Tue May 4 02:53:10 PDT 2021

Hi Régis,

On Tue, 04. May 2021 at 11:44:35 +0200, Régis Haubourg wrote:
> I'm testing the rebooted setup, as I wish to use it to deploy QGIS 3.16 LTR
> in my organization.
> I encounter the following error :
> Unable to extract /bin/bgspawn.exe -- this file in use when installing.
> This bgspawn seems used by the setup.exe GUI itself. How can I fix this?

bgspawn is used in the shortcuts to run batch files without console window (the
thing nircmd was used for before).

Any clue why it cannot be extracted?  Virus scanner maybe?  Permissions?
Are other files extracted?


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