Setup v1.34 & root installation
Sat Apr 29 08:38:00 GMT 2000
On Sat, Apr 29, 2000 at 10:44:38AM -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
>> I'm surprised nobody else has reported this - has everyone else just
>> typed, e.g. "c:" and not "c:\"? Or is my system just weird?
>Make sure you have the latest setup.exe, or edit cygwin.bat to change
>\\ to \ in all cases. There were known bugs with installing into the
>root of a partition.
Right. I thought I'd squashed this problem in setup.exe. Apparently
we need a setup.exe v1.35. Sorry about that.
>> A second issue (maybe related to the first?) is that Setup decided to
>> start downloading all of the snapshots from my mirror!
>That's a bug.
Yep. I thought I'd fixed this too. It's a problem with parsing the
directory output that setup.exe gets from its mirrors. If it sees
something like ftp://foo.bar.com/pub/cygwin/latest/ .. it sometimes
does the wrong thing.
I'll try to fix this in setup 1.35.
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