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Re: Why I hate updates
- From: "Wes S" <wess at acegroup dot cc>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 26 May 2008 20:06:31 -0400
- Subject: Re: Why I hate updates
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <1211846188.16349.107.camel@sd>
On 26 May 2008 at 13:56, Richard Foulk wrote:
> I've asked a few update related questions over the years and mostly
> no answers. I now update only occasionally and expect to have to reload
> and reconfigure from time to time.
> That's just the way it goes. Setup doesn't even recover from failed
> file transfers very well. Often blows the whole system or causes
> setup to be unable to run again, requiring a fresh install. A setup
> error *usually* means starting over from scratch.
> Not a very production-friendly system.
Well if it is important to you, you test an update on a parrellel
system. I do that at home as I once did at work. Remember you are
part of the effort and a beta tester.
No pain, no gain.
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