Anyone looking at the 'setup.exe' 2.510.2.1 crashing problem?

Christopher Faylor
Thu Sep 8 16:02:00 GMT 2005

On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 04:49:03PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>----Original Message----
>>From: Igor Pechtchanski
>>Sent: 08 September 2005 16:34
>>Not really.  You do have a "download some files" step.  Perhaps Dave
>>should've said "a *perceived* discrepancy", however, i.e., a genuine
>>bug in setup.
>Yep, I reckon it is that.  It gets the size wrong somehow.  My
>suggestion would be to trap and just ignore the exception in Scan.....
>since we'll be checking the actual md5 before we go and install it.
>However I can't get my trial runs to get that far yet, they still all
>die with the source package lookup bug.

Right.  If there is no way whatsoever to use setup.exe to download files
to a directory, it's more than just a "discrepancy".  You seemed to be
chasing some other problem which is why I showed the steps to cause
a crash.


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