Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Sun Jun 7 08:33:32 GMT 2020

Am 07.06.2020 um 07:52 schrieb Achim Gratz:
> Thomas Wolff writes:
>>> If you make that the default, yes.  :-)
>> Or I could move the check to the About info box. Other opinions?
> That is better, yes.  But again, the even better option IMHO is to have
> a button on a dedicated dialog page that say "Check online on … for
> updates.".  That's what LibreOffice does and they do have a configure
> option to remove the whole thing when the application is under control
> of the system package manager.  That is exactly the situation on Cygwin:
> MinTTY is packaged and the information that Github has a new version is
> useless anyway.
OK, I'm going the easy way and just change the default CheckVersionUpdate=0.
As the current notification (in the Options dialog title) is 
asynchronous (in order not to ever delay mintty by this) and 
asynchronous modification of a MessageBox (as used for the About info) 
is not possible in Windows, moving it there would have become very 
tricky anyway.

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