RFC: 1.7.33 problem with user's home directory

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Wed Dec 10 22:50:00 GMT 2014

Greetings, cyg Simple!

> 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

Thanks for suggestion, but test release =/= snapshot[1].

[1] http://cygwin.com/snapshots/

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 11.12.2014, <01:41>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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