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RE: 1.5.5-1:libpcre0 package missing when I chose the Download from Internet install option.
It's <http://cygwin.mirrors.pair.com/> (the one in Pennsylvania). It also
seems to be valid (i.e., the '@ less' entry in its setup.ini has the
libpcre0 requirement). This is probably a setup issue.
To the OP: If you use 'IE5 settings' in setup, try marking the 'check
cached documents every time' box in the internet options of IE5 -- this
bit me before as I was getting a (stale) cached version of setup.ini...
Temporarily switching the mirror to something you haven't used before
should fix this too.
If that doesn't work, could you please try to repeat the steps to
(re)download and (re)install less on your machine, saving
/var/log/setup.log.full between setup runs, and post the two versions of
On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Larry Hall wrote:
> Is pair.com a valid Cygwin mirror site? I don't see it on the list
> of available sites in setup. It's possible that this site is old/
> unreliable/no longer a mirror. Please try one of the other sites
> listed by setup and report back if you still see the problem.
> At 12:59 PM 1/6/2004, Chan, Stephen (IT) you wrote:
> >I may have found the issue.
> >It looks like the default in setup.exe is not to download libpcre0.
> >But the "less" program in the cygwin distribution seems to depend on
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Chan, Stephen (IT)
> >Sent: Friday, January 02, 2004 2:42 PM
> >To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> >Subject: 1.5.5-1:libpcre0 package missing when I chose the Download from
> >Internet install option.
> >Sympton of problem:
> >Running "less" produces a pop-up window error, "The dynamic link library
> >cygpcre-0.dll could not be found in the specified path." This problem was
> >also reported by Andrew McVitty on the cygwin mailing list on Oct 8 2003.
> >What I found:
> >The llibpcre0 package is not installed when choosing "Download from
> >Internet" and then "Installing from Local Directory". I chose pair.com as
> >my mirror site.
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