How/Where do I get an older version of Cygwin?

Karl M
Fri Aug 27 20:44:00 GMT 2010

> Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 07:08:58 +0100
> Subject: Re: How/Where do I get an older version of Cygwin?
> From: andy
> To: cygwin
> I'd recommend against using the "Prev" button. It gives you a rather
> random collection of old packages, where some are years older than the
> current one and others just a couple of weeks. There's no guarantee
> that those disparate versions will actually work together properly, in
> fact, it's very likely that things will break. It sure doesn't get
> tested.
> Going back to the previous version of a particular package is useful
> when there's a regression in the latest version, but doing the same
> across the whole distro, not so much. Cygwin 1.5 and setup-legacy.exe
> is the way to go if you want something old and unsupported that
> actually works.
> Question: would anyone miss the "Prev" button if it were to disappear?
I agree with eliminating it.

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