Unable to get Setup to work...

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Sun Feb 10 23:40:00 GMT 2008

Mel Rosso-Llopart wrote:
> Every attempt to get setup to work has failed.  Either I get an empty
> directory tree for cygwin on my C: drive or setup aborts with the tradition
> XP failure window to send a message to Microsoft.  Some interesting
> symptoms:
> 1) Dr. Watson also aborts after trying to dump the setup dump

I'm not sure what this means.

> 2) When the screen comes up to show my locations from which to select my
> download, it is always blank

This suggests to me that you don't have a connection to the network or
at least not 'http://cygwin.com/mirrors.html'.  See what you get with

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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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