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[ANNOUNCEMENT] New on sources: python-2.1-1
- To: cygwin at sources dot redhat dot com
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] New on sources: python-2.1-1
- From: Jason Tishler <Jason dot Tishler at dothill dot com>
- Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 14:44:12 -0400
I am pleased to announce the Cygwin Python 2.1 distribution. The tarballs
should be available on a Cygwin mirror near you shortly.
Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming
language. If interested, see the Python web site for more details:
Please read the README file:
since it covers requirements, installation, known issues, etc.
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
Note that we have recently stopped downloads from sources.redhat.com
(aka cygwin.com) due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will
need to find a mirror which has this update.
In the US,
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
is usually pretty good.
In the UK,
is usually up-to-date within 48 hours.
The setup.exe program will figure out what needs to be updated on your
system and will install newer packages automatically.
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: firstname.lastname@example.org . I would appreciate if you would
use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly. This includes
ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin in general.
If you want to make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing list
is the appropriate place.
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