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RE: setup.exe problem
On 09 February 2007 18:58, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> I am very confused about what's happening with setup.exe.
> At http://mirror.mcs.anl.gov/pub/cygwin/, if I look in setup.ini or
> setup.bz2, they both show versions 3.5.9-1 and 3.5.1-1 of lftp. But when I
> run setup, it somehow finds an older version, that only lists versions
> 3.5.1-1 and 2.6.10-2 of lftp.
> I have no idea where setup is getting that old file. It's not on the mirror
> any more. setup says it's fetching
> http://mirror.mcs.anl.gov/pub/cygwin/setup.bz2, but it's getting an old
> version of that file. I've removed all copies of setup.ini from my download
> directory. setup recreates it, still the old version.
> OK, so maybe I'm behind an invisible proxy cache server that's serving stale
> content. But wget http://mirror.mcs.anl.gov/pub/cygwin/setup.ini also gets
> the new file.
Try flushing your local iexplore cache... maybe the server doesn't properly
issue last-modified headers.
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