Reinstallation problems

Earnie Boyd
Thu Jun 1 06:20:00 GMT 2000

--- wrote:
> I'm trying to re-install cygwin 1.1.1 on my NT system, but am getting the
> following message:
>     Skipped download of cygwin-1.1.1.tar.gz
>     Skipped extraction of cygwin-1.1.1.tar.gz since newer version is
> installed
> Setup then creates the shortcuts in the Start/Program menu etc. but does not
> do
> anything else.
> I ran cygwin uninstall and remove the cygwin files and directories.
> What am I doing wrong?!

A newer version of setup was just released to fix this problem.  See the
archives for the announcment and the details.  Pointers to the archives can be
found at .


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