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Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 01:22:40 -0500
From: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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To: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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Subject: Re: Now that the new setup is here...
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Okay, how about now?


Charles Wilson wrote:

> 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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