[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: CMake 2.4.6-1
Tue Jul 31 23:47:00 GMT 2007
>From: Igor Peshansky Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: CMake 2.4.6-1
>Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 16:59:46 -0400 (EDT)
>On Tue, 31 Jul 2007, dblazakis wrote:
> > Bill Hoffman-3 wrote:
> > >
> > > CMake CMake 2.4.7-1 is now available on Cygwin mirrors.
> > > ...
> > The CMake 2.4.7-1 binary install does not seem to work, while the
> > 2.2.3-2 does. Looking at the tarballs, it looks like the sub
> > directories ("usr/", "usr/bin/", ...) are excluded from the latest
> > tarball while they are not in the older version. I have no idea why
> > this should make a difference or even if this is the case -- it may give
> > you a hint why the install fails to place cmake.exe or ccmake.exe into
> > my /usr/bin.
> > Let me know if you need more information, or if I am missing something.
>It's not the missing directories; it's the unexpected (for setup.exe) file
>magic number due to a slightly incompatible version of tar used to build
>the packages. This has been fixed in two ways -- updated packages have
>been uploaded (but may not have propagated to your mirror), and setup was
>taught to understand the other magic number (use the latest setup snapshot
I tried setup-5.77 from www.cygwin.com/setup/snapshots and it aborted
consistently. Each time it generated the Microsoft error box (Do you want to
send the details to Microsoft?) at the same place, just after selecting a
download site and apparently starting to download. I tried it with multiple
download sites and all failed. One particular site that failed was
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