Fw: help win winxp install
Sam The Cat
Wed Jan 10 02:40:00 GMT 2007
> Sam The Cat wrote:
>>> According to Morgan Gangwere on 1/9/2007 11:14 AM:
>>>> this outlines my point exactly. we need to give _all_ of the mirrors
>>>> not a _48_ hour but at max a _24_ hour.
>>> You need more convincing arguments if you want the current mirror policy
>>> to change.
>>>> and _all_ the mirrors should
>>>> have the same packages.
>>> They do. In order to be a non-stale mirror on cygwin's setup.exe list,
>>> the mirror must provide everything that cygwin.com provides, updated to
>>> within the last 48 hours.
>>>> this goes back to having _libintl8_ but not
>>>> being able to get the _libintl3_ packages.
>>> libintl8 and libintl3 are two different packages, but both are available
>> That might be true now -- but it was not true last friday eve. Two
>> complete downloads from two different mirrors (no I no longer remeber
>> which) did not yeld 'libint3'
> Well you must have caught them cleaning house since libintl3 has been
> for years. You can check the announcements list to see when various
> were added and updated.
>>> on all current cygwin mirrors. libintl3 is obsolete. New code should
>>> be using it.
>> Thats interesting -- the package I had problmes with was 'gcc'
>> specifically the first pass parser 'cc1'. Unless things have changed it
>> would seem to me that the flagship compiler would not be considered 'old
> It's not old code but gcc is a long time package. Looks like it
> picked up cygintl-3.dll for cc1.exe the last time it was built. But
> at the setup.hint files, it correctly says that it depends on it. So if
> were installing gcc, you would get the libintl3 package if it existed on
> mirror you chose.
> I do notice, however, that gcc has a dependency on cygintl-8.dll but
> show the dependency in the setup.hint file. Dave, can you review this and
> see if the setup.hint files need to be updated?
Thanks -- I was hoping that someone with more wherewithall would look into
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