Updated: 1.7.0-34 (...and a plea)

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Dec 9 10:19:00 GMT 2008

On Dec  8 14:55, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 07:16:51PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Dec  8 13:00, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> I think that when 1.7 is adopted
> >> 
> >> release-2 -> release
> >> release -> release-deprecated
> >> 
> >> and we make setup.exe changes to accommodate that.
> >
> >I was just going to agree but ... does that work?  The idea is that
> >people still using an old setup will get the old release.  Since
> >"release" is fixed in old versions of setup, it might be more feasible
> >to stick to release-2 or to use something along the lines you suggested
> >at one point, like, say, "release-nt".
> Ah, right.  I wasn't thinking that people who had the old release might not
> want to update.  Too bad we didn't have a mechanism in setup.exe to provide
> a warning to people before updating.
> So, release-2 becomes a first-class directory, setup.exe -> setup-deprecated.exe
> setup-1.7 -> setup.exe?

Sounds good to me.

Apropos package rebuild.  The only package which really bugs me is the
orphaned cygwin-doc package.  I guess I will havea try in rebuilding
a new one, even though I still don't get how to create the pdf docs.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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