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RE: setup.exe and replacing of in-use files
- From: "Ralf Habacker" <Ralf dot Habacker at freenet dot de>
- To: "John Marshall" <johnm at falch dot net>,<cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 15:36:10 +0200
- Subject: RE: setup.exe and replacing of in-use files
> > On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 02:07:44PM +0200, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> > > 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 ?
> > PRC-Tools tells its users to point setup.exe at
> > http://prc-tools.sourceforge.net/install/
> > (i.e. our Sourceforge *website*) and then uses HTTP redirects therein to
> > map whatever collective hallucination we'd like setup.exe to see into
> > the reality of the Sourceforge file release system. For us, it's pretty
> > simple:
> > .../htdocs/install/.htaccess:
> > RedirectMatch install/(.*[^/].*/.*)
> thanks for this hint, it works for me too.
> Please grant me one question with this redirect. Perhaps you can help me:
> This redirect requires a path like "<sf-project-name>/file" in the setup.ini.
> I've tried to change the above line into
> RedirectMatch install/(.*)$
> to avoid this preeceding <sf-project-name> but this doesn't work and
> the apache
> online help of mod_alias doesn't gave me enough infos to find the problem. Any
> ideas ?
John, forgot this additional request, it works. It seems to me that the internet
explorers cache handling has made some problems.
Again thanks for your help