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Re: Setup.exe parse error while reading .ini file setup.bz2
- From: Cliff Hones <cliff at hones dot org dot uk>
- To: Frank Adrian <fadrian at uxcomm dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 00:32:17 +0000
- Subject: Re: Setup.exe parse error while reading .ini file setup.bz2
- References: <A26A07D9425A1A4BA349AFE17BF35CE35297CE@svrxch01.uxcomm.net>
Frank Adrian wrote:
> Seems to be fixed now. Thanks whomever...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Adrian
> Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2006 4:17 PM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: Setup.exe parse error while reading .ini file setup.bz2
> I am running on a WXP Pro system. Today I tried to grab an application using setup.exe. While downloading the .ini file setup.bz2, I received a dialog having the following error message:
> (null) line 10196: syntax error, unexpected $undefined, expecting $STRING
> I downloaded the latest version of setup.exe, as well as trying other download archives, but continued getting the same error. I haven't had any problems with downloading apps previously, so my supposition is that there was some sort of error in creating the source of the ini file and that this bad file was pushed out to the mirror sites
> Frank A. Adrian
Indeed, and no supposition was required - just a quick scan of this list would have revealed
the previous thread "error parsing setup.bz2 in setup.exe":
Perhaps we need a cron job to inject that link into the list periodically for a few days.
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