Tue Dec 31 07:35:00 GMT 2002
I've updated the version of rcs in cygwin/contrib to 5.7-2.
This patched release fixes the "1024 byte truncation bug" reported to
the lists. See
http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin/2001-07/msg00161.html for a way to
reproduce the bug.
Thanks a lot to John Wiersba <John.Wiersba@medstat.com> who
contributed this fix and others that have reported the problem to the
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://sources.redhat.com/cygwin web page. This downloads
setup.exe to your system. The, run setup and answer all of the
Note that we do not allow downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka
cygwin.com) due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will
need to find a mirror which has this update.
In the US, ftp://mirrors.rcn.net/mirrors/sources.redhat.com/cygwin/ is
a reliable high bandwidth connection.
usually pretty good.
In the UK,
is usually up-to-date within 48 hours.
If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package
then you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: firstname.lastname@example.org . I would appreciate
if you would use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly.
This includes ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin
If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing list
is the appropriate place.
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