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Re: Setup.exe - snapshot runs but compiled from cvs get application error.

Robert Collins wrote:
> Anyway, the question is, what should download only do? Should it present
> the root IDD to select the root for cygwin? I've modified it to do that
> and I'll be checking in shortly.

I saw your message about trying the latest HEAD but let me address this 
question first.  What will happen if I am doing a Download only for a new 
install - will I truly be able at that point in time to select my root for 
cygwin or would I want to in all cases - yes we could but what of other 

As to the above - my personal thought is download only should not ask for the 
root - it should only ask for the local cache.  Perhaps it should work the same 
way we used to (and may still) handle setup.log and setup.log.full.  The 
directory they reside in is based on the type on install - Ie they are in root 
directory if you select install from local directory or install from internet 
and they reside in the same place setup.exe exists if you selected a download 
from internet.  

Of course the above may not work with some of the changes y'all are trying to 
implement but I would think the file that remembers the local cache and for 
that matter the setup.log and setup.log.full really belong wherever setup.exe 
resides - not where the local cache actually is or where cygwin itself will 

Just my $.02 worth.

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