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RE: Ok. I give. We need a way to install snapshots via setup.exe.
- From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- To: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 22:19:30 -0500
- Subject: RE: Ok. I give. We need a way to install snapshots via setup.exe.
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> Subject: Ok. I give. We need a way to install snapshots via setup.exe.
> I guess I give. I have always thought that snapshots should
> only be installable by people who had enough of a clue to
> figure out how to use
> bunzip2 and copy but the standard run of "The latest version
> of cygwin doesn't work" complaints have convinced me that we
> need a better way to get people to install and test snapshots.
> I was thinking of always making the latest snapshot available
> as a "test"
> version of cygwin. Would that be too dangerous or do we need
> another method for doing this?
I have a non-setup, single-click method of installing snapshots that I've
used for quite a while, if that's of any interest.
Gary R. Van Sickle