Downloading a full install package from a mirror

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Apr 16 03:13:00 GMT 2007 wrote:
> Thanks for the response Larry,
> The reason I raised the question, was a complete download undertaken in
> early August last year (1.5.21-1) from the
> mirror yielded a download of 745MB (842 files in 737 folders).
> The latest download from both the and
> (1.5.24-2) yielded a download of 507MB (609 files in 621 folders)
> I've had trouble installing the full cygwin package from numerous
> mirrors previously, and have often resorted to downloading full
> installations from alternate mirrors to figure out which set is
> complete.. However I am new to the mailing lists.. So would appreciate
> any tipoffs as to where I'd find information that can explain the
> changes (and reductions) in the file numbers between 1.5.21-1 and
> 1.5.24-2 and reduce the number of problems I'm tripping myself over on..

I can't point out specific changes.  You can find a list of mirrors that
are current at <> though.

Larry Hall                    
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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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