Wipe out older versions in cygwin/latest, cygwin/contrib

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Fri Feb 16 21:41:00 GMT 2001


Other than any GPL requirements.. Perhaps keeping the diffs from the next version backwards will do though.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com>
To: <cygwin-apps@cygwin.com>
Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2001 4:29 PM
Subject: Wipe out older versions in cygwin/latest, cygwin/contrib


> Our connection to sources.redhat.com is really getting swamped lately
> and it is all Cygwin's fault.
> 
> When I look at what people are downloading, I see:
> 
> /pub/cygwin/latest/gcc/gcc-2.95.2-3-src.tar.gz
> 
> a lot.
> 
> I don't know why this is, but I do know how to fix it -- I'll delete
> the file.
> 
> Is there really any reason to keep obsolete tarballs that are several
> months old?  I can't think of any.
> 
> Unless someone has a good reason for keeping these, I'm going to
> start deleting them.
> 
> cgf
> 



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