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RE: Updated: setup (2.880)
- From: "Nellis, Kenneth" <Kenneth dot Nellis at conduent dot com>
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- Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:29:27 +0000
- Subject: RE: Updated: setup (2.880)
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> A new version of Setup, release 2.880, has been uploaded to
> https://cygwin.com/setup-x86.exe (32 bit version)
> https://cygwin.com/setup-x86_64.exe (64 bit version)
> Please send bug reports, as usual, to the public mailing list cygwin AT
> cygwin DOT com.
So, I went to download this latest setup.exe using the script
that I've been using...
# From http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2012-04/msg00714.html
wget -O $name --quiet http://cygwin.com/$name || exit
# ACL issues require some fixing up after wget
chmod +x $name
...but Windows complained about the file format when I tried to launch
it. Then "file" told me...
$ file *.exe
setup-x86_64.exe: gzip compressed data, from Unix
...so I added suffix .gz and then used (actually) WinZip to unzip
it, and it created a working setup.exe.
So, is this new behavior? Is it to be expected going forward?