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Subject: RE: prev/curr/test
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Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 07:24:54 +1100
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: "David A. Cobb" <superbiskit AT cox DOT net>, <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: David A. Cobb [mailto:superbiskit AT cox DOT net] 
> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2002 4:04 AM

> A thought: mandate that every package tarball contain a 
> standard-named 
> install script - similar in concept to the Micro$quash 
> setup.inf.  Then 
> simply keeping the old tarball would supply the user the mechanism to 
> drop back to that version.

It's simpler than that... allow command line package file selection.

setup -i foo.tar.bz2

Rob

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