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RE: Installing cygwin NOT from web
- From: Ross Smith <rosss at pharos dot co dot nz>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 11:10:05 +1300
- Subject: RE: Installing cygwin NOT from web
> From: Robert Collins [mailto:rbcollins at cygwin dot com]
> On Fri, 2003-03-14 at 07:59, Ross Smith wrote:
> > > From: Robert Collins [mailto:rbcollins at cygwin dot com]
> > >
> > > On Fri, 2003-03-14 at 06:17, Charles D. Russell wrote:
> > > > But as I understand it, setup.exe ignores the cache and
> > > looks only at what
> > > > has been actually installed. So if you don't get all the
> > > files you want in a
> > > > single session, and don't install, then you have problems.
> > > Note: this will redownload everything, even if it is
> already in the
> > > cache.
> > I'm confused. Isn't that exactly what Charles said? It ignores the
> > cache and re-downloads everything?
> Charles said that setup *ignores* the caches and skips what is
> I said that setup will redownload what is in the cache.
I still don't understand the difference. He says it ignores the cache
and downloads it all again. You say it ignores the cache and downloads
it all again. Exactly the same thing.
Ross Smith ...................... Pharos Systems, Auckland, New Zealand
"It's never too soon to start planning, and, in fact,
it's usually too late." -- Chad Orzel
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