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Re: Why package cache is not used during setup download?
- From: Aleksey Midenkov <midenok at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2015 21:47:42 +0300
- Subject: Re: Why package cache is not used during setup download?
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On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 5:00 PM, Andrey Repin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Greetings, Aleksey Midenkov!
>> Cygwin setup process my turn to endless retry-error on bad internet
>> channels, because:
>> 1. setup doesn't know how to retry download (why it fails to download anyway?);
> Because your internet is bad?
On the second thought I believe that the problem is with setup.exe
a) I tried different mirrors. It always fails in somewhere between
80-90% (of total progress).
b) I never noticed any problems with downloading files except with
Cygwin. Gigabyte-sized files via http are downloading without fail.
>> 2. setup doesn't use cache of previously downloaded files and always
>> redownload all packages from the beginning.
> It do use cache, if checksum is correct.
Hmmm, on setup.ini doc says:
install: filename size-in-bytes MD5 sum
... The optional MD5 sum is 32 characters from the set 0-9a-f (case
But, I see too many characters in my setup.ini:
MD5 sum of the cached copy is:
Btw, the size of file is correct:
$ ls -l ./release/cygwin/cygwin-devel/cygwin-devel-2.2.1-1.tar.xz
-rw-r--r-- 1 op None 273004 Oct 25 10:38
>> How possible I may overcome this situation?
> Fix your internet, or download packages where it is better.
> If you want partial download support in setup - patches are welcome, I'm sure.
> With best regards,
> Andrey Repin
> Sunday, October 25, 2015 16:58:07
> Sorry for my terrible english...
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