Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/2000/04/20/08:18:58
> Also the cygwin directory has changed and also tcltk.
I changed the directory permissions, not the contents.
> After browsing the list I did not find any clue to a new cygwin
> version and perhaps a clue that only the md5.sum was regenerated.
Cygwin was not updated.
> In the past I also found out that sometimes files in the 485-snapshot
> subdirectories changed in size but the directory itself kept the old
Yup, that's the Unix way.
> This does not make it easy to quickly find out if a file has changed.
File name and time stamp are the way.
> Perhaps an information could be posted to cygwin-announce (or cygwin)
> everytime that something has changed in the distribution. If posting a
It is! Nothing changed!
> Perhaps a small script could be used to make sure that the
> directory-date reflects the date of the newest file in a subdirectory.
Hmmm, interesting idea, but I wonder what it would do to the mirror
> Invent version numbers! Files could be named like that:
Gee, WE DO THAT. It was discussed long ago, and we all agreed to use
that system, and we do. Or, at least, we will for all new releases;
the ones from the cdrom don't really have version numbers.
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