Next net release will be 1.1.3
Mon May 22 16:28:00 GMT 2000
> It is because I want people who are already using 1.1.2 (i.e. the
Except that the snapshots shouldn't *be* 1.1.2. They should have a
snapshot-type version number (like 188.8.131.5200522).
> current snapshots) to be able to update using setup. Setup won't
> consider it an update if they already have 1.1.2 on their systems.
How would installing a snapshot effect setup's database? Setup isn't
used to install snapshots, tar is. Setup should still think
cygwin-1.1.1.tar.gz is installed.
I'd rather fix setup to know that it is an upgrade. If there never
was a cygwin-1.1.2.tar.gz, why would setup think that one was
installed? Just installing a snapshot shouldn't convince setup that a
new "official" version is installed, and if it does, that's a bug in
the snapshots (they shouldn't use official-looking version numbers)
and/or in setup (it should know better).
At best, setup should think that the user has a corrupt
Tossing version numbers regularly because of flaws in our system is
just laziness on our part, and the flaws need to be fixed, not worked
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