Problem installing Cygwin 1.7.25 64 bit on W7 and W8

Robert Pendell
Sun Sep 1 18:30:00 GMT 2013

On Sun, Sep 1, 2013 at 1:56 PM, Alexey Borzenkov <> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 1, 2013 at 5:38 PM, nu774 <> wrote:
>> Same experience here.
>> I once pushed "continue" on the "incomplete download" error dialog by
>> mistake, that resulted in uninstalling of the selected packages for updates,
>> including cygwin (except for cygwin1.dll).
> Did the same thing, in my case even cygwin1.dll is gone, previous
> version doesn't install either. Looking into setup.ini from various
> mirrors I can see that all files have size 0. This is also consistent
> with setup.log which has an error like:
> Download .../x86_64/release/cygwin/cygwin-1.7.25-1.tar.bz2 wrong size
> (2708993 actual vs 0 expected)
> Cygwin is currently unusable, so sad...

Which mirror did you try?  Did you try another mirror?  I just checked
my private mirror and it shows fine.

Robert Pendell
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