Fw: perl-libwin32 v. 0.28-3 installation fails with cryptic error message & crashes setup.exe

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Tue Aug 7 21:34:00 GMT 2012

On 8/7/2012 2:17 PM, Oren Cheyette wrote:
> When attempting to update cygwin package perl-libwin32  I get an error
> message (dialog box) "Package file perl-libwin32 has a corrupt local copy,
> please remove and retry." at which point setup exits.

So setup.exe didn't crash.  It told you what to do and then exited. 
Look for perl-libwin32-0.28-3.tar.bz2 in your Cygwin download directory, 
and delete it.  Then rerun setup.exe.


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