Mon Nov 11 22:14:00 GMT 2002
The cygutils package has been updated to version 1.1.3.
o removed 'last' and 'utmpdump' implementations (these are now
availabe from the sysvinit package)
o mkshortcut now uses popt for option handling, instead of
o other non-user-visible changes
WARNING: if you have already installed the sysvinit package, you will
need to REINSTALL sysvinit AFTER updating cygutils. Yes, that means you
have to run setup.exe a total of two SEPARATE times; once to update
cygutils and once to reinstall sysvinit.
If you have NOT YET installed sysvinit, you may upgrade cygutils AND
install sysvinit during the same setup.exe run; setup will do the right
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
In the US,
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
is 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
The setup.exe program will figure out what needs to be updated on your
system and will install newer packages automatically.
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 in general.
If you want to make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing list
is the appropriate place.
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