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RE: Don't like "setup" for ocassional updates
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> From: Paul McFerrin
> Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
> >> From: Paul McFerrin
> >> I thought is was that straight forward. Consider the .bz2
> file under
> >> bzip2:
> >> bzip2-1.0.3-2.tar.bz2
> >> I did a "bunzip2 -d file..." and ended up with a file
> >> which is corrupt. Can't do
> >> tar -t file...
> > Perhaps it's time to upgrade your Cygwin installation. :-0
> Well I did, without the knowledge that setup would do that.
> I'm now running version 1.5.24. I'll stay with that. The
> last person (Larry
> Hall) mentioned using wget or curl but gave no URL's on where
> I might even find the files. Maybe I'm blind, but that seems
> to be a secret.
It's no secret to those of us using setup.exe ;-).
There's an old saying in Tennessee - I know it's in Texas, probably in
Tennessee - that says, "If you lived here, you'd be home by now." Use
setup.exe and you can't get fooled again.
Gary R. Van Sickle
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