Misleading timestamps on setup-x86_64.exe

Jim Fehrle jim.fehrle@gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 00:28:00 GMT 2019

Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:55:36 -0700
Subject: Re: Misleading timestamps on setup-x86_64.exe
Mark Geisert wrote:

> Here are mine:
> /c/staging ls -l Cygwin??/setup*.exe
> -rwxrwxr-x+ 1 Mark None 1171475 Dec 20 01:18 Cygwin32/setup-x86.exe*
> -rwxrwxr-x+ 1 Mark None 1224211 Dec 20 01:17 Cygwin64/setup-x86_64.exe*

> Check the size of your v2.895 against the last line above.  If it's
> you may not have the recent version you think.  I don't want to speculate

> How did you download?  Is there a proxy cache in the way?

The file length matches exactly.

I downloaded by clicking the link at https://cygwin.com/.  No idea about a
proxy server.  Is that something an ISP might set up?  I'm working from my
home, not an office.  Not work-related.


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