Using Red Hat digital signing on setup.exe (was Re: Cygwin 1.7.14-2 setup.exe v2.772 broken?)

Christopher Faylor
Mon Apr 30 16:34:00 GMT 2012

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 12:29:27PM -0400, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
>On 4/28/2012 8:51 PM, Nick Lowe wrote:
>> "I installed 2.772 on my systems as soon as it was available and I
>> don't see any such issue using my local mirror.  Did you try another
>> mirror?"
>> Quite, but the idea of corruption was implicit in that question. A
>> digital signature would rule that out.
>Not in this case, no.  You inferred the wrong thing from the quote
>above.  Corinna's suggestion was that the mirror containing the packages
>was malformed in some way, not that that 'setup.exe' itself was
>somehow corrupted.
>> What's with the hostility? It's really bad etiquette... ;)
>That would be <>.  It makes life more
>livable. :-)

Or, it could also be that hostility was inexplicably inferred where
none was intended, i.e., "We're communicating on the internet!"


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