Don't like "setup" for ocassional updates

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Sep 13 22:57:00 GMT 2007

Paul McFerrin wrote:
> I thought is was that straight forward.  Consider the .bz2 file under 
> bzip2:
>    bzip2-1.0.3-2.tar.bz2
> I did a "bunzip2 -d file..." and ended up with a file "bunzip2.exe" 
> which is corrupt.  Can't do
>    tar -t file...
> without getting the corrupt file error.  Maybe I just got a corrupt file 
> but I thought I would check things out before continuing to really mess 
> things up.
> How can I re-get that one file without setup messing up my current system?

bzip2-1.0.3-2.tar.bz2?  Just use 'setup' in download only mode.  Or 'wget'.
Or 'curl'.  Or...

Larry Hall                    
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A: Yes.
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 >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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