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RE: Old versions of setup.exe
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2005 10:31:10 -0000
- Subject: RE: Old versions of setup.exe
Peter A. Castro wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Dave Korn wrote:
>> Peter A. Castro wrote:
>>> Unfortunately, the Cygwin Time Machine hasn't been archiving setup.exe
>>> (at least not consistently). The top of /pub/cygwin/ always has the
>>> latest setup.exe (and setup.ini), but the Time Machine hasn't been
>>> archiving it because there's no automatic way to extract the version
>>> number from it.
>> Well, ...
>> dk@espanola /tmp> strings setup.exe | grep setup-version | cut -d ' ' -f
>> dk@espanola /tmp>
> Hmmm... that doesn't seem to work for me on linux.... :(
> And, it doesn't work for me on Cygwin either?!
> This is what I get:
> % strings -a w:/webserver/ftp/pub/cygwin/setup.exe | grep -i setup
> This is the latest setup.exe from the cygwin website too. I'm at a loss
> as to why it works for you and not me.
;) Try un-UPXing it first!
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