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Re: cygwin Digest 5 Jul 2006 17:15:27 -0000 Issue 5039
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2006 19:20:13 -0400
- Subject: Re: cygwin Digest 5 Jul 2006 17:15:27 -0000 Issue 5039
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On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 01:16:39PM -1000, Richard Foulk wrote:
>> > Subject: setup.exe roadblocks
>> > Aloha,
>> > Setup has the annoying habit of pausing a download/install to deliver
>> > information that isn't necessary until the run is complete.
>> > This often makes the install take much longer. Would be nice if you
>> > could walk away and come back later to a completed install -- this has
>> > become unlikely on subsequent runs that add more packages.
>> > Richard
>> > --
>> I've been using setup for years and I cannot remember having the
>> experience that you describe. Perhaps you could give more detail.
>> Though one common suggestion with setup problems is to try another
>> mirror. I've no idea whether that would work but it doesn't cost much.
>> Another possibility is to download and install in two separate steps. I
>> don't remember the circumstance but I vaguely recall needing to do that
>> some years ago.
>> - Barry
>My apologies for the substandard report. I forgot to take notes the
>last time it happened. :-( Now I remember ... it's the message that
>warns about files having changed -- so you need to reboot or things
>won't work right.
>But this stops the download until you dismiss the popup. :-(
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