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Re: /setup.html please read - feedback desired
On Sat, 2001-11-03 at 13:55, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 03, 2001 at 01:49:29PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >On Sat, 2001-11-03 at 13:22, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> On Sat, Nov 03, 2001 at 12:57:23PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >> I was just reacting to Chuck's assertion that setup.hint is now the
> >> "normal" method not the "fallback" method for version handling. I don't
> >> agree with that.
> >I happen to agree with Chuck. All the metadata to drive the new setup
> >*can* be placed directly into setup.ini or setup.hint. I'm in favour of
> >simply saying "put it in setup.hint".
> Then, I guarantee that, until there is a simple tool to manipulate
> setup.hint, we will see problems, because people will forget to update
> prev/curr in setup.hint.
For clarity: I'm suggesting a setup.hint WITHOUT prev and curr. I agree
with you that prev and curr are only needed when version confusion is