Unable to update/install cygwin

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Mar 24 14:00:00 GMT 2009

On Mar 23 18:32, Robert Pendell wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Mar 23 17:35, Robert Pendell wrote:
>>> Dave Korn wrote:
>>>> Robert Pendell wrote:
>>>>> I was trying to update cygwin but every time I do I keep getting errors
>>>>> from setup-2.bz2.  The error starts as follows...
>>>>> http://cygwin.elite-systems.org//setup-2.bz2 line 5591: syntax error,
>>>>> unexpected STRING, expected NL
>>>>> http://cygwin.elite-systems.org//setup-2.bz2 line 5591: unrecognized
>>>>> line 5591 (do you have the latest setup?)
>>>>> It keeps repeating that second line afterwards.  I tried it again on
>>>>> another computer with a different connection and it gave the same error.
>>>>>  Other mirrors tried were http://mirrors.kernel.org,
>>>>> http://ftp.daum.net, amd http://sourceware.mirrors.tds.net.
>>>>   Yep, confirmed, the setup.ini file looks malformed.  Should be fixed soon.
>>> Cool.  Glad to see it wasn't just me then.
>> This is hopefully fixed now on sourceware.  Should propagate to
>> the mirrors soon.
>> Corinna
> I force updated the mirror that I have and still no go.  Now it produces  
> errors for lines 9602 and 9603.

I fixed that problem a couple of minutes later, maybe your mirror
was a bit too early.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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