setup*.exe should abort upon download incomplete?

Marco Atzeri
Fri Feb 6 06:44:00 GMT 2015

On 2/6/2015 2:59 AM, Kal Sze wrote:
> Hello,
> I just ran setup-x86_64.exe, marked some packages for update, and then
> it asked me "Download incomplete. Try again?" while it tried to
> download one of the packages. I clicked "No" and setup went ahead and
> tried to install them anyway, telling me some kind of "null" error
> when it tried to unzip one of the missing packages. And then it didn't
> tell me what package failed to install. I fired up setup-x86_64.exe
> again and I don't see any updatable packages anymore.
> This looks like a bug.

I have the impression that some of the servers have incomplete mirrors.
I saw the same fault and I was forced to change several time
to catch a working mirror.
In addition we had some issue yesterday in upload that
clearly messed the full setup.ini creation

> 1. I think if the user answers "No", setup should abort the whole process;
> 2. Alternatively, setup should not try to install the packages that
> could not be downloaded, and then it should not mark it as installed.
> Furthermore, it really should show, at the end, a list of packages
> that could not be installed. But seriously, option 1 seems preferable.
> Best Regards,
> Kal


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