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Re: Updating failure -- now success!
On 05/02/2009 19:38, Gary Johnson wrote:
On 2009-02-05, Simon McQueen wrote:
On 05/02/2009 18:39, Sam Kuper wrote:
2009/2/5 Gary Johnson <email@example.com>:
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:
I tried again this morning, a little after 10 a.m. PST, from my
usual mirror site cygwin.osuosl.org. 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 :(
... 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.
The setup.ini that I just fetched from ftp://cygwin.osuosl.org this
morning seems to have all the requires: lines. For example,
Sorry - I think you may have misread my post. I didn't say anything
about 'requires:' lines being missing.
I based what I put on what Corrina Vinschen said in her post
(http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2009-02/msg00120.html) which said:
"Lots of packages are missing version and install lines,
not only libreadline6(*). It's just the one package all people using
bash seeing immediately. Scanning the ini file I saw at least 60 or
so packages affected by this problem. Their package information block
just stops right after the "requires:" line."
The install and version lines are still missing on my local mirror so I
reckon I need to standby for a while.
$ ls -l setup.ini
-rwx------+ 1 garyjohn mkgroup-l-d 909563 Feb 5 10:11 setup.ini
$ perl -00 -ne 'print if /^@ vim/' setup.ini
sdesc: "Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor"
ldesc: "Vim (Vi IMproved) is an almost compatible version of the
vi. Almost every possible command can be performed using only ASCII
characters. Many new features have been added: multilevel undo,
history, file name completion, block operations, and editing of
requires: cygwin terminfo libncurses8 libiconv2 libintl8
If that not what you and others see, I would bet that the old
version of that file is being cached by a proxy somewhere in your
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