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Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 18:49:20 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Setup testing
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On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 10:33:34AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>
>I think it's time we got a little wider testing done for setup.exe...
>
>here's what I'd like to do.
>
>1) have a snapshot of setup.exe included on the cygwin snapshots page,
>built when a cygwin1.dll snapshot is built.
>
>2) Ask for limited (ie they email (say) me first) user testing and
>feedback. 
>
>I'm not interested in provoking a feedback storm on the cygwin mailing
>list, but I think that 'idiot user' feedback is needed - even though we
>aren't quite happy ourselves yet.
>
>1) Should be a trivial change to Chris' current snapshot script, and 2)
>I'm happy to have as my problem :}

Modifying the snapshot page to include setup.exe is also another
challenge.

I could put a link on the main page, if that is interesting.  I would
rather not be responsible for setup.exe snapshots, though.

cgf

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