prelim FAQ update: Installation Instructions

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Thu Jun 1 09:04:00 GMT 2000


On Thu, Jun 01, 2000 at 12:01:43PM -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
>>Thanks! I'll fix that.  On a related note, is it harmful to have the
>>latest/README file together with setup.exe in the "empty temporary
>>directory" for an internet download?  I instruct users to download both
>>files, but I don't say whether to get rid of README before Internet
>>Setup can begin, in case both files were downloaded to the same
>>directory.  DJ, what's your forward-looking statement about that?
>
>I'll probably make the "empty" check look only for subdirectories and
>.tar.gz files.  I don't see why other files would interfere with the
>installation, so there's no need to warn about them.

An existing setup-cygwin1.dll could potentially interfere.

cgf


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