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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: findutils-4.2.10-5
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2004 12:25:18 -0600 (CST)
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: findutils-4.2.10-5
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
I've made a new version of 'findutils' available for installation. This
quick follow-up release should fix the problems with "Argument list too
long" errors that xargs was experiencing.
I made several previous release attempts, thinking that I had fixed
the problem before I realized that the presentation of the problem
seemed to be more-or-less random so it was possible to get a clean
run of xargs in one case and a failing one in another. Weird.
Anyway, this one seems to work consistently after repeated runs.
I guess this is one of the pitfalls of installing alpha-quality
For a brief descripton of this package, and listing of the files it
contains, see http://cygwin.com/packages/findutils .
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions. findutils
should be updated automatically, assuming that you are using a mirror
which has grabbed the latest version from sourceware.org.
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
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