Updated: setup (2.891)

Jon Turney jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Thu Mar 22 21:14:00 GMT 2018


A new version of Setup, release 2.891, has been uploaded to

   https://cygwin.com/setup-x86.exe     (32 bit version)
   https://cygwin.com/setup-x86_64.exe  (64 bit version)

Changes compared to 2.889:

- 'Use HTTP/FTP Proxy' connection type now uses the WinINet API

As a consequence, the '--user-agent' option now affects this connection 
type as well

- Remove the 'Direct(legacy)' connection type and associated cruft

There have been no reported problems with it's replacement, the 'Direct' 
connection type, since it's introduction in 2.878
(See https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2017-05/msg00053.html)

If this is the currently configured connection type, it will be silently 
migrated to 'Direct'

- Improve file:// URL handling

All well-formed file URLs should now work.  Malformed file URLs we 
previously accepted should also still work.

Thanks to SZAVAI Gyula for these changes.

- Various fixes for regressions in 'Install from Local Directory' mode
   Addresses: https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2018-03/msg00027.html

Thanks to Ken Brown for these changes.

- Add support for setup-minimum-version: in setup.ini

- Preliminary support for 'provides:' and 'conflicts': in setup.ini

- Add a --version option


Please send bug reports, as usual, to the public mailing list cygwin AT 
cygwin DOT com.



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