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Cygwin Time Machine has moved
- From: "Peter A. Castro" <doctor at fruitbat dot org>
- To: Cygwin List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:46:12 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Cygwin Time Machine has moved
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First, my apologies in advance if this is considered off-topic, or
unwelcome in some way. I figured this would be an appropriate audience
in which to express this information. If a more appropriate forum is
suggested, I will post this there too. Thanks!
!! Attention !!
The Cygwin Time Machine has moved! After many years (and several
complaints) I've finally moved it to an off-site server with much better
bandwidth available. I've also swapped out the FTP server for a
standard web server for package delivery, which should be more firewall
Information on the new location is here:
There are instructions on how to rename your existing Cygwin download
repository to be implicitly reused with this new location and how to
update your setup.rc similarly.
This will (hopefully) be (fairly) painless for people to convert over to.
(And even if it isn't, they won't have a choice once I shutdown the old
I've update the Time Machine webpage on the old site with similar
information as I've describe here (but with more detail).
For the "TL;DR" crowd:
Old circa prefix was:
New circa prefix is:
I'm giving people two weeks to convert over before yanking the old
Thank you for your attention. :)
--=> Peter A. Castro
Email: doctor at fruitbat dot org / Peter dot Castro at oracle dot com
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