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AR# 13994

Virtex-II Pro Developer's Kit - Cygwin installer reports errors: "setup.ini line 1: parse error"


Keywords: PC, install, Cygwin, V2PDK, GNU

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
On a PC installation, after the GNU installer has completed, the Cygwin installer starts up. During the Cygwin installation, the following errors are reported:

"setup.ini line 1: parse error
setup.ini line 1: unrecognized line in setup.ini headers (do you have the latest setup?)"


To avoid these errors, use the following options when installing the Cygwin tools:

Step 1. On the GNU Tools CD, double-click on the setup.exe in the Cygwin directory.
Step 2. Select "Install from Local Directory". Click "Next".
Step 3. Leave the default settings. Click "Next".
Step 4. Change the "Local Package Directory" to D:\cygwin (where D:\ is the CD-ROM drive). Click "Next".
Step 5. Leave the default settings. Click "Next".
Step 6. Check the appropriate options. Click "Next".

The installation will now complete successfully.
AR# 13994
Date Created 08/29/2007
Last Updated 10/01/2008
Status Archive
Type General Article