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Re: Package choosing algorithm ...

On Mar 20 17:54, Houder wrote:
> Hi Corinna,
> A year ago you changed the "package choosing algorithm" ...
>  - [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: setup.exe (Release 2.864) -- by Corinna Vinschen
> Here C. announces the modification of the "package choosing algorithm"
> (and the introduction of the "mirror mode")
> When I started setup (2.873) and selected "Download without Installing", it
> offered me to download version 2.5.0-0.8 of cygwin (installed: 2.5.0-0.7).
> Splendid!
> However when I restarted setup and selected "Install from Local Directory",
> it did NOT offer me to install version 2.5.0-0.8 ...
> (Meaning, I had to restart setup AGAIN, and force it to install the last
>  version of cygwin - a bit annoying, as you wrote in [1])
> Did your modification only apply to the  "Download without Installing" part
> of setup? (i.e. downloading from internet)

I'm using "Install from Local Directory: all the time (having a local
mirror dir) and it works fine for me.  No idea what has gone different
in your scenario.  If there's a bug, we're certainly open to get fixes :)


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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