setup.exe -s (--site) option not working

Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E]
Wed Jan 18 17:21:00 GMT 2012

David King sent the following at Tuesday, January 17, 2012 10:14 PM
>cygwin install, version 2.763
>I created a batch file to auto install cygwin with some packages (see
>below). When I run the batch file from a command prompt, it just outputs
>"getUrlToStream failed" multiple times before it ends. If I take out
>the -s option and run the batch file, the gui displays and stops on the
>page to choose a download site and then the next page goes into the
>package selection gui. If I quit the gui installer at that point, and
>then re-run my batch file, the install performs perfectly. My best guess
>is that it's loading the previously selected download site in one of the
>generated setup files. Is this a known issue or is there a workaround?
>The batch file is here:
>The output saved to my setup.log is here:

My GUESS is that setup cannot guess what directory of
to look in.  The links to mirrors on point
to directories, not to the roots of the servers  Try
with or without the training slashes, or maybe

Good luck,

- Barry
  Disclaimer: Statements made herein are not made on behalf of NIAID.

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