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HELP: cygwin setup.exe woes...
- From: "KevinGPO" <kevingpo at hotmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 10:13:30 -0000
- Subject: HELP: cygwin setup.exe woes...
I downloaded cygwin (setup.exe) and ran it. I clicked on the "Default" text
beside Interpreters and it changed to "Install" meaning that I get the full
Interpreters category to be downloaded. I downloaded without installing.
Once completed I ran the setup.exe and installed cygwin from local folder.
Once fully installed, I deleted the temporary downloaded files (which was
Next day I decided that I needed cvs & cvs-utils so I downloaded cygwin
(setup.exe) file again. Ran it, but this time selected cvs & cvs-utils from
the Development category. I left it to download without installing. The
download took seconds and the files downloaded was only 26MB. Hmm, I then
installed my new downloaded files and it was successfully.
Hmm, has cygwin remembered what I previously downloaded? How? I deleted all
temporary downloaded files on my first download (no more setup.ini, or log
files, etc.). Has it stored the setup.ini somewhere else? or even in
I delete my temporary downloaded files (1st and 2nd times).
Now I want to download a complete cygwin (Interpreters, Development, etc.)
however it won't do that. All I get is 10MB downloaded files. Somehow it has
remembered my previous downloads... How can I get around this? Cygwin never
used to do this? or did it??
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