Failure download cygwin
Sun May 13 14:37:00 GMT 2018
At 09:20 AM 5/12/2018, Brian Inglis wrote:
>On 2018-05-12 09:06, david wrote:
> > I tried to install the full collection from cygwin 64-bit. Yes, I
> know "you
> > really don't want to do that", but nevertheless, I do.
> > Using three different download mirrors, I find a large number of packages
> > have failed. A partial list is given below. In the past, the download has
> > succeeded, and yes, it took hours.
> > Please advise.
> > My most recent download attempt was from
> > ftp://linux.rz.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/cygwin
> > Download failures: (partial list)
>You may be more successful if you preload your local package cache using e.g.
>wget -m, with some retry (and rate) limiting options, from your
>latency, fastest transfer rate, http mirror.
I followed your suggestion, but still had problems. After some more
experiments, I figured out that the file names were too long, and
thus the downloads failed. Unfortunately, this was not diagnosed by
"setup", which, in my opinion, should not allow a download to start
if the file names won't fit in the current Windows. I assume
(perhaps incorrectly), that there is a limit to package name length.
For example, I used as the directory
and the selection of the download site made it
which is getting pretty long.
Thanks for the download pointer; it helped me isolate the problem.
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