1.7.0: Chronic Re-install Problem
Mon Mar 23 02:27:00 GMT 2009
Lee D.Rothstein wrote:
> * Until a recent update. During that update, lots of things went
> haywire, including scads of messages about not being able to read from
Can't tell you anything about it, but I just saw this myself yesterday. It
happened using 1.5, when I was doing a fresh install that stalled part way
through and wasn't able to download all the packages I had selected.
> * Each time I do a Cygwin 1.7 'setup' update, 'setup' shows the following 3
> packages (binaries) as requiring update (even if I do an update and
> immediately follow it with another update):
> > gcc
> > tetex
> > startup-notification
> After starting the install, setup reports nothing needed installing and
At least part of this (the gcc part) is a known-and-harmless bug in setup.
I'm not sure whether the others are the same.
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