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Re: Add Download Manager to Cygwin Setup
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Daniel Morgan <danielmorgan at verizon dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2003 15:44:35 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Add Download Manager to Cygwin Setup
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On Sun, 12 Oct 2003, Daniel Morgan wrote:
> Hello Cygwin Developers,
> When I am trying to install various things via Cygwin setup.exe, it stops
> downloading stuff for some reason. This maybe due to my internet connection
> or router. I have DSL.
> I was wondering if the setup.exe could be modified to automatically
> re-start downloading the current file it stopped on. The timeout could
> be 20 seconds before restarting for example. This way I could get the
> entire Cygwin with no problem. Otherwise, I have to restart setup.exe a
> dozen times, select a few more packages, and try to download those
It certainly could. IIRC, restarting partial downloads was on the setup
TODO list at some point (maybe it still is -- I'm too lazy to look).
> Now, if I could get the cvs software to do that too, I could participate in
> open source software projects again.
> Thanks in advance,
Doesn't CVS do this already? BTW, you can also use wget to download
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