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From: Jon Turney <>
To: The Cygwin Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: Does the Cygwin setup program do internal sanity checks on startup?
Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2022 16:46:29 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 25/08/2022 19:14, Brian Cowan via Cygwin wrote:
> And this was exactly it. I downloaded the latest UPX version, and it
> crashed on startup. I downloaded the Linux version on another host,
> copied the setup program to that host and extracted it there. NOW I
> can update Cygwin...

I wonder if UPX compression of setup makes as much sense now as it did 
20+ years ago.

Not only does it (occasionally) generate problems like this, but
also with malware detection heuristics.

OTOH, not using it would make setup ~4x larger.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-08-28 15:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-08-24 20:46 Brian Cowan
2022-08-25 16:52 ` Adam Dinwoodie
2022-08-25 17:11   ` Jon Turney
2022-08-25 18:14     ` Brian Cowan
2022-08-28 15:46       ` Jon Turney [this message]
2022-08-31 12:14         ` Brian Cowan
2022-09-03 13:02           ` Andrey Repin

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