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Re: HEADSUP: Check mirror carefully when updating your 1.7 installation
On Dec 23 10:11, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 12:37:31PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >I just found an unfortunate side-effect of the move of the Cygwin 1.7
> >release area. If you use the new setup.exe for Cygwin 1.7 on a mirror
> >which hasn't catched up with the update yet, you are in danger to
> >overwrite your 1.7 installation with a Cygwin 1.5.25-based installation.
> Shouldn't you get a warning when you use a mirror that is no longer listed?
> According to the source, you should see this message:
> One or more mirrors you have selected is/are not on the
> list of official Cygwin mirrors any more.
> It/They may be out of date or missing some packages.
> This affects the following mirror(s):
I didn't get this message. I was using a local mirror which isn't
listed on the mirrors page. Probably that was the reason.
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