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Re: HEADSUP: Check mirror carefully when updating your 1.7 installation

On Dec 23 10:11, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 12:37:31PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I just found an unfortunate side-effect of the move of the Cygwin 1.7
> >release area.  If you use the new setup.exe for Cygwin 1.7 on a mirror
> >which hasn't catched up with the update yet, you are in danger to
> >overwrite your 1.7 installation with a Cygwin 1.5.25-based installation.
> Shouldn't you get a warning when you use a mirror that is no longer listed?
> According to the source, you should see this message:
>   One or more mirrors you have selected is/are not on the
>   list of official Cygwin mirrors any more.
>   It/They may be out of date or missing some packages.
>   This affects the following mirror(s):

I didn't get this message.  I was using a local mirror which isn't
listed on the mirrors page.  Probably that was the reason.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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