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From: "Michael A Chase" <mchase AT ix DOT netcom DOT com>
To: "David Starks-Browning" <starksb AT ebi DOT ac DOT uk>, <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
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Subject: Re: why w32api-1.2-1 is broken in setup 2.194.2.15
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 16:59:06 -0800
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----- Original Message -----
From: "David Starks-Browning" <starksb AT ebi DOT ac DOT uk>
To: <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
Sent: Thursday, March 21, 2002 15:41
Subject: why w32api-1.2-1 is broken in setup 2.194.2.15


> I think I know why w32api-1.2-1 is broken in setup 2.194.2.15.  That
> is, I don't know what bug to fix in setup, but I know what's unique
> about w32api-1.2-1.tar that is causing problems.  The paths are of the
> form "./usr/lib/..." instead of "usr/lib/...".  That extra "./"
> shouldn't matter but it causes the problem.
>
> . . .
> (without the leading "./") then setup 2.194.2.15 installs it
> properly.  At least, that does it for me.
>
> Perhaps someone (Earnie?) with quick access to cygwin/latest/w32api on
> sources.redhat.com could repack these archives in time for mirrors to
> get them tonight?  I guess they should be 1.2-2?
>
> I'm in the process of downloading all cygwin packages to check for
> others with this packaging style.  But someone with access to an
> existing mirror could do this more easily.  I will probably fall
> asleep before my download finishes.  Assuming I have enough disk
> space...

I've installed all packages except postgres.  The only packages I have with
the leading './' are opengl and w32api.
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