EOL for Windows 95/98/Me

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Tue Feb 13 12:09:00 GMT 2007


Quoting Brian Dessent <brian@dessent.net>:

> Igor Peshansky wrote:
>
>> The problem is that if setup-9x inherits a mirror URL from the previous
>> setup, that URL may be pointing to a non-9x mirror.  We'll need some sort
>> of sanity check, a way to distinguish 9x mirrors from the non-9x mirrors,
>> so that setup-9x can warn the user that she's about to install the wrong
>> versions of the packages.
>
> Yeah, I see the scenario now.  Maybe the 9x version of setup.exe could
> just use a different filename for /etc/setup/last-mirror so that it does
> not pick up the last mirror used for standard setup.exe.

Y'all really make my head hurt.  Setup.exe points to release/ as it 
does now, while setup-9x points to release-9x/ which is the renamed 
release/.

Earnie



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