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Re: [HEADSUP] Start of Cygwin 1.7 release cycle

On Apr 14 10:39, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 03:11:56PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >
> >we're now finally starting the release cycle for Cygwin 1.7.  Not
> >everything is in it's place, some changes are still in flux and the
> >installation is still somewhat bumpy but we should get to all of that
> >while testing goes on.
> >
> >We have set up a new release area which is dedicated to the 1.7 release.
> I was hoping to get a little more feedback on using the union fs before
> we announce this.
> I'd like to use the mechanism that I mentioned since it would be the
> most transparent for package maintainers.  In keeping with the
> full-steam approach I guess I'll put it into place today.

Oh, hmm, I assumed you would do that anyway at one point.

I'm just a bit surprised that the resulting purged directory is still
that big.  I thought that more than half the size would be obsolete
and "prev" packages.


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

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