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RE: Setup.exe - snapshot runs but compiled from cvs get application error.
- To: <bkeener at thesoftwaresource dot com>,<cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: Setup.exe - snapshot runs but compiled from cvs get application error.
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 16:03:43 +1100
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Keener [mailto:email@example.com]
> Irregardless of my other comments - you current version of
> HEAD does resolve
> the crash when Download from Internet is selected.
> Excellent - now to decide if that is how setup should
> actually work. I think I
> never liked it asking simply because if we are doing a
> download only we were
> not going to use it and it actually gives the operator the
> impression that we
> are going to use it and if they later change their mind -
> they now have an
> empty directory to get rid of (and they have to) since if
> setup does - we might
> be destroying a good installation as I might have been simply
> doing a test
> install to a bogus directory. (Just my second $.02 worth)
I don't understand. The root dialog will use their current mount table
and won't destroy anything. They don't need to change that root - after
all we are simply downloading.
I'm happy to accept patches that do a better job though.