Release Notes: Commonly used functions have been converted to image buttons on the GUI. The default URL of the Cygwin installer has been updated.
Release Notes: Usability as a Python add-on module was improved. An example automatic download and update script was added. Handling of source-only Cygwin packages (e.g., boost, pixman) was improved.
Release Notes: Facilities for re-attempting failed downloads were added. Experimental support was added for automatic creation of ISO images. Error reporting of empty packages was improved.
Release Notes: This release adds methods for mirroring an existing Cygwin installation. It adds support for using compressed package lists (setup.bz2). It improves the compatibility of the unit-test suite with Python-3.x.
Release Notes: A download progress bar was added to the GUI. Gathering of download statistics was improved. A Python-based installer script (setup.py) was added, supporting both Python-2.x and Python-3.x.
Release Notes: Support for running with Python 3.x was enhanced. Generation of package lists was improved via threading and merging with the existing list of user packages.
Release Notes: Automatic deletion of outdated versions of downloaded packages was improved. Robustness of automatic generation of the list of Cygwin mirror sites within the GUI was enhanced.
Release Notes: Parsing of package-listings for Cygwin 1.7 was improved. Error trapping of malformed package-listings was enhanced. A facility for clearing status history was added to the GUI.
Release Notes: The documentation for outdated-package removal was improved. The robustness of checking of downloaded packages was enhanced. Various path-normalization bugs were fixed. A patch for a tkFileDialog bug in MSW versions of Python-2.6 was added.
Release Notes: Mechanisms for incrementally updating Cygwin package sets, including deleting outdated packages, were added. Support for downloading Cygwin source packages was added. Support for cygwin-1.7 was improved. Caching of package listing information was improved.