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Re: Packages not found by setup 2.873
- From: EMMANUELLE FOURNIER <emmanuelle dot fournier at partnre dot com>
- To: Warren Young <wyml at etr-usa dot com>
- Cc: cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2016 09:45:25 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: Re: Packages not found by setup 2.873
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After your last mail, I've made some tests according with your explanations :
- Downloading and installing with unmodified setup.exe wasn't ok, until I changed the download site (you're right about bogus domain names)
- after this change, no more problem, installing was correct, even with my modified setup.
x86 version is ok now, I have to made the same thing with x64 version
For information, I've chosen the following sites : http://mirrors.sonic.net
And without -C base and with --quiet-mode, it's ok.
Thank you so much for your help
Have a nice day
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De: "Warren Young" <email@example.com>
Ã: "cygwin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
EnvoyÃ: Vendredi 1 Avril 2016 03:09:42
Objet: Re: Packages not found by setup 2.873
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.
Youâve 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.
Iâd want better proof than what youâve 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 fileâ
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 youâre using bogus domain names in your setup.ini file. http://cygwin.gicm.net doesnât resolve:
I donât know if this is the primary problem or just a contributing error, but you shouldnât have setup.exe chasing after things that donât exist. At best, it will cause it to do a bunch of work with no useful effect.
> And I can try without "-C baseâ.
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 youâre installing 32-bit Cygwin on a 64-bit machine, thatâs fine. The other direction is not fine.
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