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RE: Update apparently not current

Bruce Dobrin wrote on 19 March 2008 18:16:

> Hi,
> I just tried to update from 1.5.25-7 to 1.5.25-11 using the installer
> pointed at http\\ and although it did upgrade some
> things (  at least it copied and over-wrote stuff),  I still ended up
> with the 1.5.25-7 cygwin1.dll (which is what setup downloaded).

  Did you by any chance ignore a warning message explaining that the DLL was
still in-use and would not be replaced until you next reboot?  That's the
most common cause of this sort of mysterious situation.

/artimi $ wget
           => `setup.ini'
Connecting to||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 747,581 (730K) [text/plain]

100%[====================================>] 747,581      272.08K/s

18:25:06 (271.30 KB/s) - `setup.ini' saved [747581/747581]

/artimi $ grep -A7 '@ cygwin$' setup.ini
@ cygwin
sdesc: "The UNIX emulation engine"
category: Base
requires: base-passwd _update-info-dir
version: 1.5.25-11
install: release/cygwin/cygwin-1.5.25-11.tar.bz2 1427217

  Looks like the mirror's up-to-date to me.

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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