Time for a new DLL release

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Fri Apr 28 09:13:00 GMT 2000

On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 12:08:31PM -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
>>I would like to make a new release next week but I'm not 100% sure how
>>to do this.  I can put a new version of cygwin-whatever.tar.gz on the
>>web site but we don't really want to have everyone download the entire
>>distribution just to update cygwin.
>Accept the fact that setup doesn't support updates yet, and publish
>instructions for a manual upgrade.  It's not that hard to do if cygwin
>is already installed, except that the dll needs to be moved into place
>manually, which means untargz'ing in a temp directory, and using
>explorer to move the files into place.

I'm really leery of providing a manual upgrade procedure, given the
incredible difficulties that people are having with the "manual"
updating procedure with setup.exe.

I guess it is possible to do this with a .bat file, though.


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