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RE: sincerely beg your help!!! for getting version 2.6.0-1




From: Marco Atzeri [mailto:marco.atzeri@xxxxxxxxx]
> On 17/01/2017 13:42, sun zheng wrote:
> > hi team,
> >
> > sorry for troubling. but
> >
> > currently i am facing a big problem:
> > i was requesting to install cygwin 2.6.0-1 in my company's pc since
> > this is the latest version. due to security checking, it takes nearly
> > 2 months for me to get the approval of this version.
> > fortunately, it finally goes to packaging process. while this step, i
> > installed cygwin using setup_64.exe from your website in my personal
> > pc, and provide the folder c:\program files\cygwin64 to our security
> > team for scanning and confirming. they will re-package using this
> > folder.
> >
> > all is done. but when it goes to version-confirming process. i am
> crazy!!!
> > i use "cygcheck -c cygwin" to check version, but it shows "2.6.1-1"!!!!
> >
> > then i went back to your website main page. it shows 2.6.1-1 as the
> > latest version. i really really want to cry!!!!
> >
> >
> > i do not want to take another 2 months for requesting the new 2.6.1-1
> > version approval!!!
> 
> we will have a (or more) new version in two months
> 
> 
> > !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> > PLEASE HELP ME!!!
> >
> > 1. how can i install 2.6.0-1?? can you send me the setup_64.exe for
> > this version??
> > 2. if cannot install 2.6.0-1 vir setup_64.exe. can you send me the dll
> > files to replace in folder "c:\program files\cygwin64", so that i can
> > get "2.6.0-1" using "cygcheck -c cygwin" ???
> >
> > !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> >
> > this really matters!! i beg your help!!!
> > waiting for your response eagerly...
> >
> 
> As cygwin is a rolling distribution you can consider
> 
> http://www.fruitbat.org/Cygwin/timemachine.html#AHEM
> 
> for an installation frozen in time.
> 
> Regards
> Marco

Maybe I'm missing something because I'm confused why Marco is suggesting 
timemachine when setup.exe still offers version 2.6.0-1. Just click on 
the package in the New column until it shows your version, then proceed 
with the installation.

--Ken Nellis