rsync package ready

Christopher Faylor
Tue Jun 12 07:43:00 GMT 2001

The tar files are named incorrectly.  They should be:


The announcement looks ok, except for the part about the "new" version of
setup.exe.  It doesn't make sense to have these words in announcements anymore
since the GUI version has been around for a long time.

I'll let you know when I've updated rsync on and then
you can send your announcement to cygwin-announce, using a subject similar
to what you have seen in the past.  I'll rename the tar files as mentioned

One thing I should mention is that you will really do yourself a favor if
you reset most of the fields in your header to point to

From: Lapo Luchini <>
Subject: New on sources: rxvt-2.4.6-1

This will ensure that all discussion goes to the cygwin mailing list.


On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 10:30:33AM +0200, Lapo Luchini wrote:
>> Prepare an announcement message and send it here for review.  Use
>> a recent announcment as a guide.
>OK, it follows.
>> Also, send me your binary and source tar balls or point me to where
>> I can download them.
>> I assume that you are willing to answer all questions about rsync
>> on the cygwin mailing list and pledge to be responsive to them?
>I'm no rsync big expert right now (the "port" was OOB), but I plan to be
>(to correct also that spurious error message).
>CygWin ML is a bit "too heavy traffic" for me to read, but I can
>accomodate a mail filter for every message that contains "rsync" to read
>all of them.
>Lapo 'Raist' Luchini
> (PGP & X.509 keys available)
> (ICQ UIN: 529796)
>I have uploaded version 2.4.6 of the open source utility that provides
>fast incremental file transfer.
>It is tested and perfectly functional on Windows2000, but sometimes a
>strange "Read error" appears.
>That error appears after the actual transfer is finished (this can be
>confirmed using -vvv) and gives no problem in transfer reliability.
>To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
>the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
>Run setup and answer all of the questions.
>Note that if this is the first time that you've run the new GUI version
>of setup, it will currently download the whole cygwin net release again.
>After this point it will only download what is needed.
>If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
>mailing list at: .  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.
>If you want to unsubscribe to the cygwin-announce mailing list, look at
>the "List-Unsubscribe: " tag in the email header of this message.
>Send email to the address specified there.  It will be in the format:

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