MD5s of setup.exe on mirrors.

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon May 14 18:21:00 GMT 2007

Alexander Sotirov wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> It was actually all academic before since: 1) there was nothing wrong
>> with the setup.exe on the mirrors and 2) people shouldn't have been
>> running setup.exe from the mirrors to begin with.
> Can you elaborate on why people shouldn't run setup.exe from the mirrors? I
> don't see what is the difference between setup.exe and the other packages. If
> you trust the mirror for all other binaries, why don't you trust it for setup.exe?

Propagation time delays would be one reason.  Since it's easy to grab
'setup.exe' from the source, there's no sense using one that might be

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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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