[ANNOUNCEMENT] setup.exe removed from cygwin ftp download

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue May 15 00:47:00 GMT 2007

On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 05:33:02PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>Given the confusion manifested in the recent cygwin mailing-list thread
>about finding a file in the cygwin ftp directory called "setup.exe" and
>assuming that it should be used for installing cygwin, I've removed
>setup.exe from the ftp download area at cygwin.com.
>The "Install Cygwin Now!" link, which references
>http://cygwin.com/setup.exe, will continue to work as advertised.
>If anyone is in the habit of just downloading the entire ftp area and
>expecting that a file "setup.exe" will exist there, you will now have to
>go to the extra step of grabbing a copy of setup.exe using a command
>like "wget http://cygwin.com/setup.exe".

I meant to mention that setup.exe has been repacked with a newer version
of upx and is 50K smaller.


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