Time for a new DLL release

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Fri Apr 28 09:23:00 GMT 2000

On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 09:18:44AM -0700, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>--- DJ Delorie <dj@delorie.com> 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.
>You forgot, making sure that no process is currently running Cygwin.
>How about an update/cygwin/v1.1.1 directory and link latest/cygwin to it?

It is not the directory layout that I was asking about.  That's pretty
clear.  I just have to make cygwin-20000428.tar.gz or whatever.  Setup
should do the right thing with this.

Unfortunately, right now, it will require downloading a number of


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