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Re: setup v1.39 -- improvements
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: setup v1.39 -- improvements
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2000 13:38:42 -0400
- Cc: adrianp at powertech dot no
- References: <20000430001757.A1379@cygnus.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 09:40:38AM +0200, Adrian Phillips wrote:
>>>>>> "Chris" == Chris Faylor <email@example.com> writes:
> Chris> I've put another, experimental version of setup.exe in
> Chris> cygwin/latest. This verision of setup records, in the
> Chris> registry, the versions of the packages that it installs.
> Chris> It uses this facility to avoid downloading or installing
> Chris> tar.gz files which seem older than what is currently on the
> Chris> system.
>For your information :-
>OS: Windows 2000 server (English)
>- Using a full local mirror of latest directory updated Apr. 30. 2000
> 7.27 GMT (mirror is situated on a Samba server running under Linux)
>- running setup-1.39 on top of an existing 1.1 cygwin installation
> (all runs with current directory as latest) :
Thanks very much for trying this.
Could you send me the output of a Windows DIR command in the directory where
these files are located? I have a feeling that this might be a upper/lower
I'd also be interested in seeing the cygwin.bat and setup.log files.
Please send them to the cygwin mailing list.
> This is the Cygwin setup utility (v1.39),
> built on Apr 30 2000 00:16:55.
> Use this program to install the latest version of the Cygwin Utilities
> from the Internet.
> Alternatively, if you already have already downloaded the appropriate files
> to the current directory (and subdirectories below it), this program can use
> those as the basis for your installation.
> If you are installing from the Internet, please run this program in an empty
> temporary directory.
> Press <enter> to accept the default value.
> Root directory? [d:\cygwin]
> Install from the current directory (d) or from the Internet (i)? [i] d
> Creating the uninstall file...Done.
> Installation took 10 seconds.
>No files are updated - is this expected when the files are already installed ?
>- Deleting everything under d:\cywgin apart from usr\local then
> rerunning setup-1.39; similar results to above, install taking only
> approx. 10 seconds and no files are installed apart from cygwin.bat
> and the directory structure.
>- Renaming cygwin to cygwin.old and rerunning setup-1.39 again gives
> similar result, noneof the tar.gz's are installed.
>- Running setup.exe (v 1.34 built on Apr 27 2000 14:25) installs
> everything correctly (using d:\cygwin and current directory install)
>Let me know if I maybe of assistance to help fix this,
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