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Re: Setup.exe problem from local directory
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at syncretize dot net>
- To: "Paul Butcher" <paul dot butcher at asa dot co dot uk>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 09:37:06 +1000
- Subject: Re: Setup.exe problem from local directory
- References: <E17Rudz-0000SMfirstname.lastname@example.org>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Butcher" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 11:03 PM
Subject: Setup.exe problem from local directory
> (Tried to post this to cygwin-apps as requested by mailing list home page
> cannot as this is a controlled list.)
Did you try to subscribe? Thats what the warning message would have said to
> I've had a problem with the latest setup.exe V126.96.36.199 installing from
> directory which I've never seen before and can't seem to get around:
> I downloaded several packages that I wanted to update into a local
> (as I always do) then run setup.exe - I selected all the packages to
> it then uninstalled the old versions OK BUT then tried to uninstall the
> versions too! Of course it reported 'null' files for each and I ended up
> with all these packages uninstalled!
Setup.exe shouldn't have let you update the packages if it couldn't read the
files in advance. How did you download the packages? Did
> Now rerunning setup it won't show any package in setup.ini except those
> already got installed so I can't select installation of any new packages.
Even in the 'full' list? Sounds like it's not finding your setup.ini in your
local package dir.
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