Updated: base-cygwin-3.4-1

Nellis, Kenneth Kenneth.Nellis@xerox.com
Thu Jan 8 14:54:00 GMT 2015


> From: Marco Atzeri
> On 1/8/2015 3:32 PM, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
> >> I just updated the base-cygwin package to 3.4-1.
> >>
> >> The base-cygwin postinstall script will not add a root group to
> >> /etc/group anymore.
> >
> > Indeed, setup.exe is telling me that the new version of base-cygwin is
> > 3.4-1, but the online Cygwin Package List [1] tells me there is
> > version 3.5-1, but no 3.4-1. What’s up with that?
> >
> > [1] https://cygwin.com/packages/x86_64/base-cygwin/
> >
> > —Ken Nellis
> 
> delay in propagation to the mirrors.
> Usually 1 hour, for some mirror 1 day

One of us misunderstood the other, Marco...
The announcement was for 3.4-1.
Setup shows 3.4-1 is new, so it hit my server.
BUT the online Cygwin Package List shows 3-5.1.
How does propagation delay explain that?
--Ken Nellis


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