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Re: Broken setup.ini
- From: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>
- To: "Garry Heaton" <garry at heaton6 dot freeserve dot co dot uk>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 23:40:25 -0000
- Subject: Re: Broken setup.ini
- References: <3E52BD89.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Garry Heaton wrote:
> I recently updated my Cygwin to 1.3.20 and I save all downloads to the
> ftp directory within C:\Cygwin before installing from the local
> directory. The problem is that, over time, the setup.log file seems to
> have lost track of what I've downloaded such that I can't install
> packages that I've downloaded. Some categories are completely missing,
> such as "System". I can't start from scratch again as I'm on a 29k
> dial-up connection. Is there any way of re-initialising the setup.log
> and re-installing what I've already downloaded?
> This problem seems to develop when downloads are unsuccessful, for
> whatever reason. It seems the setup.log gets it wrong somewhere.
setup.log is irrelevant. It is a plain text human readable log.
setup.ini is the important file. It should be re-downloaded every time you
use setup.exe in a "from Internet" mode.
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