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Re: updating packages?

> hi there,
> i know it may be a newbie question, but how can i update easily packages
> in cygwin. i tried the setup-tool, but it downloads everytime the whole
> bunch of packages and seems to install the whole stuff again, either i had
> already installed cygwin completly. i just want to add one package.

It shouldn't. If you are choosing the correct/same install root-directory
and package download directory, which are the defaults in the respective
fields, it should only attempt to download updated packages, unless you
choose otherwise.

If you do not want to install every update you can click the 'View' button
until it says 'Partcial' , which gives a list of packages that are flagged
as updates. You can click on the version number of the package until it says

> btw. does anyone have experiences in running mplayer on cygwin and playing
> realfiles? mplayer did compile fine and plays avis and mpgs but it sigills
> while playing realfiles.

Sorry, never used mplayer.

> greetz
> joy


Elfyn McBratney
elfyn at exposure dot org dot uk

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