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Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 09:18:44 -0700 (PDT)
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
Reply-To: earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com
Subject: Re: Time for a new DLL release
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--- DJ Delorie <dj AT delorie DOT com> wrote:
> 
> > I would like to make a new release next week but I'm not 100% sure how
> > to do this.  I can put a new version of cygwin-whatever.tar.gz on the
> > web site but we don't really want to have everyone download the entire
> > distribution just to update cygwin.
> 
> Accept the fact that setup doesn't support updates yet, and publish
> instructions for a manual upgrade.  It's not that hard to do if cygwin
> is already installed, except that the dll needs to be moved into place
> manually, which means untargz'ing in a temp directory, and using
> explorer to move the files into place.

You forgot, making sure that no process is currently running Cygwin.

How about an update/cygwin/v1.1.1 directory and link latest/cygwin to it?

Cheers,

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   Earnie Boyd: <mailto:earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
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