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Re: Why I hate updates
Stefan Scholl wrote:
Because Cygwin sometimes forces me to restart the whole system after I
install an additional program, I have developed the habit of updating
Cygwin every start of a work day.
This is the silliest thing I've ever heard. It is true that if an
installation of Cygwin wants to overwrite a file that you currently have
loaded (e.g. Cygwin installs a new version of bash.exe and you're
running bash.exe) then you do have to reboot, once! You do not need to
update Cygwin everyday however. I fail to see why you thought this would
solve the problem you stated. And we can all see how this practice just
got you into a pickle.
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
Department of Redundancy Department
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