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Re: Setup, update thyself
I invoke setup through a little helper script that updates setup.exe
in case there is a new version on the server.
wget.exe --timestamping http://cygwin.com/setup.exe
runas.exe /user:%USERDOMAIN%\Administrator setup.exe
Auto-update would have a nice touch to it, though.
2010/4/15 Warren Young <email@example.com>
> On 4/11/2010 1:13 PM, Rance Hall wrote:
>> The standard way to do this would be to write a script that wgets (or
>> other windows alternative) the setup.exe on the web into a staging
> Firefox and Adobe do it with a separate updater program.
> I'm not recommending that for Cygwin, but setup.exe could be its own updater. ÂIt could make a copy of its own executable to a temp location, and launch that with a flag that makes it go fetch and replace the non-temp copy and relaunch it.
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