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Subject: RE: Now that the new setup is here...
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 08:44:15 +1100
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: "Charles Wilson" <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>, <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
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Holdoff please Chuck,
	cgf's forwarded post here indicates that there is still at least
one serious bug in 2.194...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Wilson [mailto:cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu] 
> Sent: Tuesday, March 26, 2002 8:03 AM
> To: cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
> Subject: Now that the new setup is here...
> there were two things I was going to do:
> 1) move gettext from the contrib directory to the latest directory -- 
> and see if anybody barfs.
> 2) update bzip2 to the latest release -- which involves the grand 
> library split thing (bzip2 -> bzip2 + libbz2_0).  However, the name 
> "libbz2_0" is incompatible with the old setup, and even 'cygcheck -c' 
> gets confused prior to the cygwin-1.3.8 release.
> So, once I release libbz2_0, there's no going back to the old 
> setup -- 
> and everybody MUST update to the new setup or their installation will 
> become very confused.
> Are we confident enough in the current setup.exe to do this?  I ask 
> because we've already yanked it down ONCE ....
> --Chuck

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