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RE: New setup.exe beta.

> From: Robert Collins []
> On Wed, 2002-11-27 at 01:33, John Morrison wrote:
> > Can't you get the number of files from setup.ini?
> Not if there isn't one, which is still (grudglingly) supported.
> Also, for *any* sort of accuracy, how many files are there is needed,
> otherwise my 8000 entry test file will spend more time updating the
> screen than check files.

OK, was worth asking :)
> > > How keen where they on this? (Both the
> > > full progress bar, and the alphabetical ordering).
> > 
> > I think, it was a case that they didn't know how long it was
> > going to take.  If they had a progress bar they'd know exactly,
> > if the files were in alphabetical order they'd at least have
> > an idea that it was comming to an end ;)
> > 
> > Would it be reasonable to switch MD5 off?  It ends up
> > being checked 3 or 4 times around here as different people
> > install cygwin...
> Yeah, we can add a knob to the command line I guess. 


BTW, any interest in base-xxx creating icons/shortcuts rather
than setup.exe?


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