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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: rebase-4.1.0-1

On 3/28/2012 20:09, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mar 28 18:39, JonY wrote:
>> On 3/28/2012 15:33, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> On Mar 28 07:27, JonY wrote:
>>>> On 3/27/2012 16:36, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>>> On Mar 26 22:59, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>>>>>> On 26/03/2012 9:40 PM, Jason Tishler wrote:
>>>>>>> New News:
>>>>>>> === ====
>>>>>>> I have updated the version of rebase to 4.1.0-1.  The tarballs should be
>>>>>>> available on a Cygwin mirror near you shortly.
>>>>>>> The following are the changes since the previous release:
>>>>>>>     * Add rebase/rebaseall touch file (i.e., -t option) support.
>>>>>>>     * Add rebaseall setup (i.e., -p option) support.
>>>>>>>     * Add .oct to the default rebaseall suffix list.
>>>>>> I've been meaning to ask... but maybe the above-mentioned -p flag
>>>>>> obsoletes it now: What's the most efficient way to rebase after
>>>>>> running setup? We've had the rebase db for a while now, so running
>>>>>> rebaseall seems like overkill. Only the newly downloaded dlls need
>>>>> Now that the new rebase is out, I'm going to create an _autorebase
>>>>> package which will automatically call rebaseall at the end of a
>>>>> successful run of setup, if that run also updated existing DLLs or
>>>>> came with new DLLs.
>>>> If I don't want it to run? I've never had any need to rebase DLLs on my
>>>> Win7 64bit machine.
>>> It doesn't hurt either.
>> I hope it doesn't leave the system in an unusable state if some DLL is
>> still in use.
>> I often have Cygwin processes running when I run setup to add new
>> packages, If any DLLs are in use, upgrade is postponed.
> The whole idea of the new rebase 4.1.0 was to allow to rebase all
> not-in-use DLLs and gracefully handle in-use DLLs by storing their
> location in the DB as well and arranging the not-in-use DLLs carefully
> around them.
> Go ahead, try it.  If it doesn't work, complain here again.  I wrote
> the aforementioned code; it's entirely my fault if something's broken.
> Corinna

Alright, will do so the next upgrade cycle.

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