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Re: [HEADSUP] Let's start a Cygwin 1.7 release area

On Apr  9 11:04, Charles Wilson wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Apr 2008 10:31:39 -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 06:09:46AM -0700, Brian Dessent wrote:
> >>Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >>>My favorite would be release-2.  It has nothing to do with the DLL
> >>
> >>Sounds fine to me as well.
> >
> >It's ok.
> Works for me.
> One question: the old plan was, as outlined by Brian, that we would
> eventually have:
> release_legacy   <<-- renamed from existing 'release' directory
> release          <<-- new 1.7 stuff, once it is "gold".
> (and somewhere we would have a temp release-1.7/-2008/whatever thing,
> which would get renamed to 'release')
> Is the new plan:
> release   <<-- stays exactly as is, forever and ever. (OK, maybe some
> pkg updates...)
> release-2 <<-- "temp" with custom setup.exe during development, but
> eventually becomes "actual" when
>   (a) we decide that 1.7 and associated pkgs are ready to go
>   (b) and we release a "new" setup.exe with the special "are you
>   Win9x"-->release (NOT release_legacy), else -->release-2
> That is, no directory renaming at all (which would make the mirrors
> happy) -- we "activate" by releasing a new setup?

Yes! :)


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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