Bug in setup 2.510.1.2

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes sthoenna@efn.org
Sun Sep 11 18:30:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 02:59:46PM -0700, Brian Dessent wrote:
> Andr? Bleau wrote:
> > Sorry to rain on the parade, but the new version of setup has a serious bug;
> > it crashes when checking the integrity of .bz2 files.
> Works fine for me.
> > Fatal Error: Uncaught Exception
> > Thread: DialogProc
> > Type: 9Exception
> > Message: Package validation failure for 
> > file://E:\CygwinDownload/http%3a%2f%2fmirrors.rcn.net%2fpub%2fsourceware%2fcygwin/release/cmake/cmake-1.8.3-1.tar.bz2
> > AppErrNo: 1
> Setup doesn't have great error recovery abilities, unfortunately.  This
> error means that the file in your local cache has the wrong size,
> compared to what setup.ini says it should be.  You should find more info
> in the log file.  Currently setup just bails when it finds a corrupt
> package like this.  You should delete the corrupt file as a workaround.

This is one of the many files 2.510.2.2 complained about for me.  The
file isn't corrupt; I'm guessing cmake-1.8.3-1.tar.bz2 was uploaded
more than once and some of us are lucky enough (not!) to have the
older one.

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