Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/2000/04/27/06:51:29
--- DJ Delorie <dj AT delorie DOT com> wrote:
> That won't work if we store multiple versions, which I think we should
> allow for. Better, a separate subdir of symbolic links of "everything
> you need", that setup either uses or knows to ignore.
I like this option. The symbolic link then would need to be updated with the
most current stable version.
> > Then, when someone has a problem we just have to tell them to download
> > setup.exe and all of the above files and then run setup.
> The behemoth setup.exe (full.exe?) is a better idea. We just have to
> automate building it (a setup.exe option? ;)
Maybe. I've real mixed feelings on this. Hmm... full.exe could be a
"self-extracting" zip file. Then the use would execute full followed by an
execution of setup. Uhm, rather than full.exe how about user-tools and
dev-tools. I've always thought that the full, and user-tools was confusing.
With user-tools and dev-tools you'ld have to get both to have the whole
Earnie Boyd: <mailto:earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
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