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Re: perl md5.sum has incorrect checksum preventing install??
- From: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>
- To: <tom dot brown at bigfoot dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 12:49:07 +0100
- Subject: Re: perl md5.sum has incorrect checksum preventing install??
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Tom Brown wrote:
> I have discovered that the perl-5.6*, binutils*, and
> w32api* files will always download corrupted with bad
> checksums (but correct filesize) on my W98/SE pc when
> I use the setup.exe to install them. Also if I do a
> ftp or http download outside the installer from a
> cygwin mirror site the files are also corrupted, ie.
> it doesnt seem a cygwin problem but a problem with my
> I have a laptop that I had fully installed cygwin on
> with no problem and I tried to bring over the 3 files
> from that machine and then to do a local directory
> install in the setup.exe but then I get a different
> Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library
> Runtime Error!
> Program: C:\HOME\DLOAD\CYGWIN\SETUP.EXE
> abnormal program termination
> Unless I can fix my ftp/http corruptability problem or
> this runtime error ...
Sounds like setup.exe itself has been corrupted.
> Does anyone know if I can somehow do the install
> myself without setup.exe, ...
No. You can't. (Well, obviously its possible, but please trust me on this: It
will be easier to get setup.exe working than try to do it manually)
> Also does anyone have any clues or things I could try
> to track down why I have a sometimes ftp problem ...
Sounds like a hardware problem. If you are seeing random crashes, bad memory,
maybe? Otherwise, bad network hardware?
I suggest you verify all these:
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