Local Setup Cache

Michael A. Chase mchase@ix.netcom.com
Sat Jun 30 09:13:00 GMT 2001


I'll see if I can come up with a patch for that FIXME today.  If the version
number isn't greater than one of the known versions it will be silently
ignored.

That still leaves all those old versions laying around on the disk.  Is
setup.exe the right place to do the cleanup or should we try to get users to
run something else periodically to remove them?
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com>
To: <cygwin-developers@sources.redhat.com>
Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2001 09:01
Subject: Re: Local Setup Cache


> On Sat, Jun 30, 2001 at 12:50:36AM -0700, Michael A. Chase wrote:
> >An easier alternative to code would be to ignore versions that aren't in
> >setup.ini whose version numbers are lower than the current, previous, or
> >test version.
>
>   /* FIXME: This is really not the right way to do this.  We should check
>      the version number of the "found" tar file and put it in the test
slot
>      if it is newer than curr, the curr slot if it is newer than prev,
etc. */




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