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RE: setup troubles: Download incomplete
- From: "Kris Thielemans" <kris dot thielemans at csc dot mrc dot ac dot uk>
- To: "Larry Hall \(RFK Partners, Inc\)" <lhall at rfk dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 12:32:42 -0000
- Subject: RE: setup troubles: Download incomplete
sorry for the late follow-up.
new text is at the end
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 06 December 2002 13:54
> To: Kris Thielemans; email@example.com
> Subject: RE: setup troubles: Download incomplete
> At 04:57 AM 12/6/2002, Kris Thielemans wrote:
> >Thanks Larry,
> > >
> > > Disk space could still be the problem. Depends on what you
> still need to
> > > download and how big it is.
> > >
> > >
> >ok. I'll try to clean up more.
> >A funny error message though.
> >Here's another funny error message:
> >After answering the question "Download incomplete: do you want to try
> >again?" with no, setup starts to install the packages that it
> already got. I
> >then get the occasional dialog box
> >"Can't open (null) for reading: No such file"
> >Needless to say, I've never seen that before, so it's probably because a
> >file wasn't downloaded correctly because of my lack of disk
> space. Looks to
> >me that a 0 pointer is passed to sprintf though...
> Right. The download incomplete message indicates that not everything you
> requested could be downloaded. Generally, you just want to try again but
> if you say you don't, setup just switches to the installation mode to
> install what it did download.
> Are you using the current setup.exe from www.cygwin.com? I
> thought all the
> messages about "Can't open (null) for reading: No such file" were
> gone now.
> Perhaps I'm wrong.
I get this error both with the current setup from the website and with
I still get it even after freeing more disk space, such that setup doesn't
complain anymore while downloading files.
(I'm doing a Reinstall by the way, my system is thoroughly messed up).
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