RFC: 1.7.33 problem with user's home directory

cyg Simple cygsimple@gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 20:52:00 GMT 2014

On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
>>> > I'd appreciate if those not shy to install developer snapshots would
>>> > give this stuff a try in the meantime.
>>> I think I'm about to make a script to install snapshots, at this rate it seems
>>> the right thing to do.
>>> Is there a direct way to query for the latest snapshot?
>> The snapshots always have a date attached to the filename.
> I mean, if there's a way to know, what is the latest available snapshot?
> If I want to write a script, that fetch [and install] one.
> I can parse the /snapshots/ page, of course, but this is the least desirable
> choice. For multiple reasons. I would like to have a single point, that could
> refer to the very latest snapshot. Even if it is something like
> /snapshots/x86/cygwin-inst-latest.tar.xz redirecting to
> actual latest snapshot, that'd be quite enough.

You could just parse the setup.hint file from your favorite mirror.

test: cygwin-1.7.34-002

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