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Re: Obtaining a pervious version

John Williams wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 09:55:26AM +1000, John Williams wrote:
>>> Hey folks,
>>> Two things - first of all, as of 00:00 GMT appears to be
>>> down.  Hope it's nothing too serious.
>>> Secondly, can you please tell me how to obtain, via the setup
>>> installer, a prior version of the Cygwin base installation?  I'm
>>> using some 3rd party software tools that were built upon Cygwin
>>> 1.3.13, and am having versioning issues when trying to run them
>>> under 1.3.20. 
>> Um.  "3rd party software tools"?  If you are using software
>> distributed by someone else then *they* should be providing you with
>> both the binary and sources that the software needs.
> They have a cross compiler that uses the cygwin compatability layer.
> They have modified and distribute a version of this layer, which is
> built upon cygwin1.dll version 1.3.13.  However, they distribute with
> their tools only a minimal subset of cygwin necessary for their tools
> to run.  However, in the project I am doing I need not only the 3rd
> party cross compiler, but also native gcc and binutils etc.
> However, simply running the 3rd party tools under the current cygwin
> release does not work (versioning errors),


> and similarly trying to run
> cygwin binutils under this 3rd party "cut down" cygwin doesn't work
> either (same problem).
>> In any event, 1.3.20 is compatible with 1.3.13 so, you should be all
>> set.
> Yeah that's what I would have thought, but it doesn't work.  I've
> tried just about every combination I can think of, and it all falls
> in a heap. 



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