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Re: pdksh installation

> On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 04:32:29PM -0000, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> >True. And I speak for the package maintainer here, of course. If there
was a
> >problem with one of the package files that had not already been
> >it would be nice to let him (me) know about it, if it hadn't already been
> >reported on the cygwin-apps mailing list during the testing phase.
> I don't want to beat this to death but I get the strong feeling that my
> point is being lost here.
> If someone can't figure out how to install a "prerelease" version of a
> then I don't think their feedback will be all that useful.  Life is full
> tradeoffs.  In this project, the tradeoff that I am enforcing is that we
> don't clutter the list with "I can't figure out how to install the bushwah
> package.  How do I plug it into setup.exe so that I can install it?"
> Of course I understand that there is a potential of missing feedback on
> package installation problems but that is what cygwin-apps and the
> group of people doing package review is for.  Adding a secondary group of
> more clueless testers is not how I want things to be handled.  The cygwin
> mailing list is consistently the first or second most active list on
>  When I see trends developing that would tend to
> increase traffic for little gain, I will take steps to stop them.

Sorry. I've been out of the loop for a while and noticed these in my inbox
and thought I should answer some of them. I'll stop now! :-)

> cgf


Elfyn McBratney
elfyn at exposure dot org dot uk

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