Cygwin 1.7.14-2 setup.exe v2.772 broken?

Achim Gratz
Mon Apr 30 18:00:00 GMT 2012

Christopher Faylor writes:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 09:00:17AM +0000, Achim Gratz wrote:
> I can't duplicate this.  If I redirect stdout I get this:
> Starting cygwin install, version 2.774
> and the log files contain the correct version too.
> Moreover, I can't find the string 2.769 in any object file that was used to
> create setup.exe.

Sorry, false alarm.  I had the new setup.exe on my machine (downloaded
from the website), but the installer on the server would get the old one
anyway from the HTTP proxy cache... which finally also explained some of
the more mysterious mirror failures I've had happen occasionally.  I've
managed to set the lftp script up so that it bypasses any caching.  It's
incredibly slow now, but at least when it finishes it has the correct

> @echo off
> wget -O setup.exe --quiet
> .\setup.exe

Good idea.

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