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Re: Updating failure -- now success!

On 05/02/2009 18:39, Sam Kuper wrote:
2009/2/5 Gary Johnson <>:
I tried again this morning, a little after 10 a.m. PST, from my
usual mirror site  Setup.exe spent a few minutes
fetching quite a few files and installing them, then finished
without any error messages.  Everything seems to be working fine
now.  Yay!  And whew!

I just tried reinstalling bash via the same mirror, and got the same error message (the one I posted about an hour or two ago) about cygreadline6.dll not being found :(

If I'm understanding the other posts correctly this issue stems from the fact that there are a number of packages in the setup.ini (that is read by setup.exe) files on all the mirrors that are missing required:


... lines. vim (grep for '@ vim') is a good example. Before everyone pounds this poor mirror to death hoping for a solution by doing fresh installs you can see by looking at:

... that the problem is still in effect there.

You can check this file on a mirror by adding '/pub/cygwin/setup.ini' to the mirror URL). Presumably there is no point burning the servers bandwidth doing futile downloads if you still see the same issue present.

Simon McQueen                            
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