Packages not found by setup 2.873
Fri Apr 1 01:09:00 GMT 2016
On Mar 31, 2016, at 2:57 AM, EMMANUELLE FOURNIER <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've changed in tar.bz2, because in the x86 version of program, they were in tar.bz2.
You’ve misdiagnosed the cause of the change. Cygwin changed from distributing bz2-packed tarballs to xz-packed tarballs many months ago for both x86 and x86_64.
> But if you mean that is not a cause, I will modify this.
I’d want better proof than what you’ve provided to decide that xz is causing your problems.
> - I've modified setup in order to find packages in tar.bz2 instead of tar.xz.
> - There were errors for each packages, a pop-up came each time with the following message : "Can't open (null) for readind : no such file”
Try your setup with a fresh set of .xz packages and an unmodified setup.exe binary, downloaded from cygwin.com. Then if that fails, get back to us.
> 2016/03/25 16:21:28 Selected local directory: C:\D3IPARAM\setup_cygwin\cygwin-setup\http%3a%2f%2fcygwin.gicm.net%3a8080%2f
It seems you’re using bogus domain names in your setup.ini file. http://cygwin.gicm.net doesn’t resolve:
I don’t know if this is the primary problem or just a contributing error, but you shouldn’t have setup.exe chasing after things that don’t exist. At best, it will cause it to do a bunch of work with no useful effect.
> And I can try without "-C base”.
I verified that guess after I posted it: -C base is indeed not necessary.
> A final information : I've made it with x86 setup on x64 target machine. Is it a problem ? I don't think so, but I still wonder.
If you mean that you’re installing 32-bit Cygwin on a 64-bit machine, that’s fine. The other direction is not fine.
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