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Re: Re-installing Cygwin

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Mike Rochon wrote:

> Hi,
> I installed Cygwin according to the instructions at
> The installation went fairly smoothly.  I then launched the shell and FTPed
> the octave-2.1.57.tar.gz.
> Upon trying to unpack the source, I was getting file does not exist errors
> whether I was in the directory,
> using full paths, or anything else I tried.  So I removed cygwin according
> the the instructions, deleting
> all directories, clearing all registry keys, and removing icons and startup
> menu entries.
> Now when trying to re-setup, all I am seeing for packages are:  All,
> Graphics, and Math.  I am not seeing
> the other packages I need such as Archive, Devel, Text, Utils etc.
> My question is:  Why do I not see all the packages that I saw in the
> original Setup?

Why are you asking here?  If you are using instructions found at, then ask them why they don't work.

If you use instructions/setup.exe from and things don't go as
planned, please post again.

My WAG is that you had two different mirrors selected the first time, and
only the octave one on the second try?

Brian Ford
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
FlightSafety International
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