uncaught exceptions in setup

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes sthoenna@efn.org
Sun Sep 11 13:23:00 GMT 2005

On Sun, Sep 11, 2005 at 05:16:22AM -0700, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
> I've downloaded the new setup (2.510.2.2) and am trying to run it and
> getting uncaught exceptions like:
> Fatal Error: Uncaught Exception
> Thread: DialogProc
> Type: 9Exception
> Message: Package validation failure for
> file://C:\setup\cygwin/http%3a%2f%2fmirrors.rcn.net%2fpub%2fsourceware%2fcygwin/release/x11/fontconfig/libfontconfig-devel/libfontconfig-devel-2.2.2-1.tar.bz2
> AppErrNo: 1
> I would really prefer not to have to rename things I've already downloaded
> and installed just to download new stuff.

I've worked my way through a bunch of these before giving up.  It's
particularly annoying to get the message for tarballs that are now
[prev] when I have [curr] installed.

Since the tarballs are in fact intact, I'm suspecting that updating
of existing files has been a common practice.

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