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Re: installation trouble
On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 07:54:26AM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>Dave Gordon wrote:
>> Hi, I'm having problems installing cygwin on a system running
>> Windows NT 4 (service pack 6) and hoping someone can help me.
>> I installed cygwin a couple of months ago without difficulty,
>> but when trying to do an update yesterday installation failed
>> with copious error messages. After several unsuccessful attempts
>> to get it working I thought something might be screwed up in the
>> registry or in the cygwin directory, so I deleted everything and
>> started a fresh install. No luck. Setup.exe now gives the same
>> error messages as when I tried to update. In particular, while
>> trying to install autoconf-2.13-2.tar.gz, it pops up a dialog
>> with the message:
>> error unknown (or unsupported) file type `o'.
>It appears to have downloaded the files correctly. Perhaps you need to
>reget the http://cygwin.com/setup.exe file again. Perhaps you should
>choose a different mirror.
Or, maybe either you have a virus or are seeing interference with a virus
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