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RE: when is next release of setup.exe

On Sat, 8 Mar 2003, linda w (cyg) wrote:

> > The problem is, way back then when was release, gcc3 didn't exist
> > yet. The setup code from then didn't comply strictly enough to C++ standards
> ===
>         Heresy!! Not compliant with could they?!  I'm
> ashamed to be hobnobbin' with such types...ignoring standards...fooey!
> :-| (*str8-face*)
> > Probably the easiest option is to abandon, and grab the
> > latest source from CVS.
> Sigh...mumble, grumble...seems like every product I work with I'm always
> redirected to the CVS tree....:-) (just got directed there, yesterday,
> when I wanted some XFS-inode analysis script)...

Well, what do you expect?  Tools evolve.  Packaged source does not (at
least, any particular packaged version doesn't).

> Little solace in having the source if the tools to generate one's binary
> from said source aren't around anymore...:-{

There are two reasons to get the source for some package:
a) for reference, in which case you don't care whether it compiles, or
b) for development, in which case you might want to get the latest anyway

> I'll have to see if I'm interested enough in doing this to setup
> CVS...
> Thanks, -linda

The CVS version is trivial to compile - just follow the instructions at
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