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Re: moratorium on new setup.exe features, please?
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- To: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 01:43:48 +1100
- Subject: Re: moratorium on new setup.exe features, please?
- References: <20020129145831.GA32323@redhat.com>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Can we concentrate on releasing a new version of setup.exe, please?
Sure. Just add another few days to my days, and I can do that.
> I'd like to eliminate the confusion that the current version of
> is causing. It seems like we are in a standard "add one more thing"
> when people are experiencing real problems and real confusion with the
> currently released setup.exe.
Nope. It's feature frozen. I announced that about 2 days ago. The *only*
reason I'm doing the major char *->String overhaul is to ensure there
are no more hidden heap corruptions occuring. The char seems to have
the potential to confuse gcc.
> The only thing that I really wanted for the next release was clickable
> categories. We have quite a bit more than that so I assume there will
> be additional unforeseen headaches coming. This is standard when you
> add new features. The more features you add, the more headaches
Of course. I only got clickable categories done last week or so though
> So, lets just concentrate on getting something out the door which
> the known issues. The biggest known issue right now is the "How do I
> install everything?"
When it's ready, it'll ship. Don't worry.