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Re: Please try new setup exe's

On 7/15/2013 10:08 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 09:49:12PM -0400, Ken Brown wrote:
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 for 32-bit 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
"Incomplete download".

Thanks for trying this.  I doubt that is anything that I introduced.

Do you see the same behavior from setup-x86.exe?

I didn't have any problem with setup-x86.exe, but that probably just means that there are no packages in the x86 distro that require source-only packages.


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