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RE: SIGINT, bash and non-cygwin apps
- To: <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Subject: RE: SIGINT, bash and non-cygwin apps
- From: "Jon Leichter" <jon at symas dot com>
- Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 19:38:25 -0700
- Cc: <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
So you've convinced me to upgrade my current installation of Cygwin. So I'm
browsing around in:
and the most recent snapshots that I see are:
Well, your web site talks about installing in a "clean environement", and this
is EXACTLY what I'd prefer to do. By "clean environment", I assume you mean
installing the snapshot into its own directory and running everything from
The thing is that I've noticed the following about the 'inst' snapshot:
- The directory structure of the tar archive is a little different from B20.1.
The hierarchy of B20.1 (C:\Cygnus\cygwin-b20) looked like this:
The directory structure of the tar archive looks like this:
It's nice that the hiearchy has been consolidated and condensed a bit, but
there's a LOT of files in B20.1 that isn't there in the tar archive, like all
of the files from the 'share' directory. I don't really care too much about
this, personally, but I wanted to be sure that this is known.
- The 'gcc' compiler and tools do not seem to be anywhere in the tar archive,
although many of the 'includes' and 'libs' seem to be there. This seems a
- A BUNCH of binaries seem to be missing, including: bash, cp, cat, cmp, cut,
diff, (the list goes on).
Clearly I must be missing something here. How would it be possible to set up a
"clean installation" if all of the necessary files are not in place?
I feel like the answer to my question should be obvious, but I just can't seem
to figure out what it is.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Earnie Boyd
> Sent: Monday, October 25, 1999 7:36 PM
> To: Jon Leichter
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: SIGINT, bash and non-cygwin apps
> Hi Jon,
> Try it with one of the newest snapshots. The newer snapshots were
> included on the announced CD and will become the b21 version.
> Note: all of the caveats for upgrading exists. There are several
> changes, some of which I mention on my webpages.
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