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Subject: Re: Help please solving cygwin download connection issue FS#9263

Re: Help please solving cygwin download connection issue FS#9263

From: Magnus Holmgren <magnushol_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 19:34:40 +0200

rockbox_at_patwanet.co.uk wrote:

> I've been attempting to configure my cygwin development environment
> for use with rockbox.
>
> I'm following the instructions here:
> http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/CygwinDevelopment
>
> But am running into problems connecting to the cygwin repository
> exactly as described in FS#9263 here:
> http://www.rockbox.org/tracker/9263

Passing "-X" as argument to Cygwin's setup.exe should fix the problem.

> I've looked at the comments but am a bit confused about which
> alternative URL to use as the download site.

I can only see this URL: http://download.rockbox.org/cygwin/

> Also, it talks about using a separate script for the download rather
> than using cygwin, but that's where I'm getting lost I'm afraid.

I can't see any download script mentioned on the CygwinDevelopment
page... There's tools/rockboxdev.sh, but that's something different.

   Magnus
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