Possible SETUP.EXE bug - failed download reports wrong percent completion

Jim Reisert AD1C jjreisert@alum.mit.edu
Tue Jul 9 22:36:00 GMT 2013


On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 3:46 PM, Jim Reisert AD1C <jjreisert@alum.mit.edu> wrote:

> I had my recent download fail part-way through a few times.  Each time
> it went back to the "select FTP/HTTP" download host screen.
>
> I just noticed that the window heading now says, "221% - Cygwin Setup"
> (and increasing).  I'm guessing that some counter is not being reset
> when this condition occurs.  I.e. if my previous download had obtained
> 75% before it failed, and the next one obtained 75% before it failed,
> the new one would start with 150% downloaded and grow from there.  The
> line showing incremental download progress, in the form:
>
>     44 % (71000K/158994K) 288.1 kB/s
>
> seems to have correct %.  I'm guessing that's the # that should be in
> the window header.

More specific details:

"Cygwin Setup - Download Incomplete. Try again?"
Cygwin Setup says 320%.

I click on "YES" and am brought to the "Choose Download Site(s)"
window. I click Next (to get to Select Packages), then click Next
again.

This time Window header started at 0%.  I did the exact same thing all
previous times, but I don't see how header is going to report > 100%
this time.

--
Jim Reisert AD1C, <jjreisert@alum.mit.edu>, http://www.ad1c.us

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