Puzzled by Cygwin Download and Installation

Tim Prince tprince@computer.org
Sat Nov 18 14:24:00 GMT 2000


----- Original Message -----
From: <jamesekeenan@looksmart.com>
To: <cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com>
Sent: Saturday, November 18, 2000 1:33 PM
Subject: Puzzled by Cygwin Download and Installation


> I downloaded cygwin-b20.2 in February 2000.  Since I wasn't using the
cygwin
> shell much in the intervening months, I didn't download any subsequent
> updates, though I did save all the announcements.
>
> This was the first time I had run the new GUI version of setup.  However,
it
> did not appear to be downloading "the whole cygwin net release again."
> Rather, a list of utilities came up for downloading

Just OK the list and let it do it all for you.

> Questions:
>
> 1.  Should I just remove all my Cygwin and start from scratch?
>
Yes, since the directory structures are much changed, and your old stuff
will be wasting space, or even possibly causing .dll conflicts.
>
> Thanks.
>



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