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RE: Update apparently not current
Bruce Dobrin wrote on 19 March 2008 18:16:
> I just tried to update from 1.5.25-7 to 1.5.25-11 using the installer
> pointed at http\\:mirrors.kernel.org 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 http://mirrors.kernel.org/sourceware/cygwin/setup.ini
Resolving mirrors.kernel.org... 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11
Connecting to mirrors.kernel.org|18.104.22.168|: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
sdesc: "The UNIX emulation engine"
requires: base-passwd _update-info-dir
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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