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Re: Old versions of setup.exe
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> Dave's running this command on a self-compiled version of setup. The
> setup on the Cygwin site is compressed with upx, which mangles all strings
> (except the PE header). So, one way to get version information into setup
> is to use the "Version:" tag in the PE header (or whatever it's called),
> but that will only work for the newest setup versions -- the older ones
> will have the "unextractable version" problem.
In that case:
upx -d setup.exe -o setup.tmp >/dev/null && \
strings setup.tmp | grep setup-version | cut -d ' ' -f 3 && \
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