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Re: Why I hate updates
Andrew DeFaria <Andrew@defaria.com> wrote:
> 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.
I don't have to restart during work, with multiple applications
> And we can all see how this practice just
> got you into a pickle.
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