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Re: Please try new setup exe's
- From: Ken Brown <kbrown at cornell dot edu>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:49:12 -0400
- Subject: Re: Please try new setup exe's
- References: <20130715170553 dot GA6166 at ednor dot casa dot cgf dot cx> <20130716002025 dot GA7360 at ednor dot casa dot cgf dot cx>
On 7/15/2013 8:20 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 01:05:53PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
I'd appreciate it if people could try the two new setup.exe's
installed at http://cygwin.com/
http://cygwin.com/setup-x86.exe for 32-bit
http://cygwin.com/setup-x86_64.exe for 64-bit
The setup.ini's for both are updated using a similar schedule to the
"official and soon to be deleted" version which uses
/var/ftp/pub/cygwin/release. The -x86* versions of these programs
use the release directories from the arch specific locations.
The setup.ini's used by these two new programs are not
backwards-compatible with old setup.exe.
Just to be clear, these new setup.exe's should not do anything untoward
to your existing installation. They should *just work*.
setup-x86_64.exe behaves differently from setup64.exe with respect to
source-only packages. (I don't know which one is "right".) This is
showing up for me because the 64-bit versions of gcc and readline are
source-only packages that are (incorrectly?) required by other packages.
setup64.exe seems to ignore these requirements, whereas
setup-x86_64.exe wants to install the packages but then reports