32-bit/64-bit sharing of Local Package Directories

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Mon Nov 17 16:20:00 GMT 2014


Greetings, Nellis, Kenneth!

> I currently maintain separate 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Cygwin.
> I have separate "Local Package Directory"s for them, but that seems
> unnecessary since almost everything is maintained separately: The 
> setup binaries have different names and the mirror folders contain 
> different subfolder names (x86 or x86_64). The exceptions are the
> setup log files.

> It would be nice if the setup.log and setup.log.full files would 
> also be named (or placed in different folders) to distinguish 
> between 32-bit and 64-bit versions. Then we could have the two
> versions of Cygwin share the same Local Package Directory without
> conflict.

> Indeed, this is a low-priority item, so not worth arguing about.

I think you've used your current installation directory a little too long. :)
Delete the setup.log{,.full}, they are no longer placed along the Cygwin setup
executable. Mine's not been changed since september.


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WBR,
Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 17.11.2014, <19:02>

Sorry for my terrible english...


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