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RE: setup.exe and replacing of in-use files
- From: "Ralf Habacker" <Ralf dot Habacker at freenet dot de>
- To: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at syncretize dot net>,"Cygwin-Apps" <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 14:07:44 +0200
- Subject: RE: setup.exe and replacing of in-use files
> The package release field must be pure numeric. I.e. 2.2.2-1, not 2.2.2-b1.
> If you want a beta tag on packages then try 2.2.2b-1. The package release
> field provides no information about package status, just versioning. Use the
> package version field to provide such information.
using release number like 2.2.2-[ab][0-9] has historical reasons and because of
the problems of the sourceforge file release system as I wrote in
http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2002-07/msg00440.html I can't change this
for already released files :-(,
so are there any other possibilities to solve this problem ?