Local setup fails (even 1.30)
Thu Apr 27 08:31:00 GMT 2000
>>>>> "Jorg" == jorg schaible <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Jorg> installing the new Cygwin 1.1.0 from a local directory on my
Jorg> notebook (German NT4 / SP5), the installation fails
Jorg> completely. Setup creates several directories in the chosen
Jorg> root (c:\ or anything else), finds the *.tar.gz files, but
Jorg> fails to extract any of the tar files (although claiming "No
Jorg> Error")! I confimed this behavior on my office running
Jorg> English (UK) NT4 / SP3.
I had the same problem using setup.exe from the 24th (I believe) on
Windows 2000 Server (English). The same problem was reported in the
archives a few weeks ago and was solved by running the install from
the directory above latest, and this worked for me.
Anyway, I just want to thank all the Cygwin hackers for such a
wonderful product, anything to keep me away from the clicky clicky
world of micro$soft.
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