RFE: enhance setup.exe to used cached mirrors file (was Re: sourceware.org downtime)
Tue Feb 8 08:29:00 GMT 2005
I 2nd this request -- wanted to install some other packages but was
blocked by the mirrors.txt download -- maybe it could use a cached
copy of mirrors.txt to look at other mirror files -- i.e. cache mirrors.txt
on the existing mirrors so if cygwin server is down, setup would use
existing mirrors to avoid a single point of failure -- but still
check mirrors.txt on cygwin.com if it was up.
Alexey N. Solofnenko wrote:
> Would not it be great if Cygwin's setup did not just fail if
> mirrors.lst is unavailable and continued with just last server in the
> list? I tried to install Cygwin KDE, but setup was failing on a
> completely unrelated to what I was doing problem.
> - Alexey.
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