This is the mail archive of the cygwin-apps mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: setup ChangeLog IniDBBuilder.h IniDBBuilderPac ...

On Dec 17 10:52, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 02:12:15PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Dec 16 13:40, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 06:18:38PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> >But we discussed this on the developers list.  The old setup will be
> >> >setup-legacy.exe and setup.exe is only for 1.7 and later.  I'm rather
> >> >puzzled that you want to change this again.  I have matching local
> >> >changes to the web page waiting.  Please don't change this again.
> >> 
> >> Since I have to change source code to understand the "release-legacy"
> >> directory, I opted to just do it in the trunk rather than the ancient
> >> setup 1.5 branch.  There will still be a setup-legacy binary.
> >
> >Ok.  The problem is just this.  If setup.exe still works for 9x users
> >and just access setup-legacy.ini, they will never see that they are
> >accessing an unsupported repository.  That's why I now think that
> >setup.exe should give them a warning instead.  They should explicitely
> >be forced to use setup-legacy.exe if they updated at all.
> "There will still be a setup-legacy binary" != "setup.exe will seem to
> work just fine for Windows 9x users".

You wrote that you would like setup to work on 9x again and that's what
I'm talking about.  I didn't mean to imply anything about setup-legacy.
It's all about setup.  Details might be helpful.


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

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]