Mon Jul 18 14:59:00 GMT 2005
On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Brian Dessent wrote:
> > "Pierre A. Humblet" wrote:
> > > In fact it would be best if setup was setting CYGWIN=nontsec
> > > for all postinstall scripts, to simplify the maintainers' task.
> > > This has also been discussed, but AFAICS it has not been
> > > implemented. Apologies if it has.
> > It does, as of
> > <http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps-cvs/2005-q1/msg00002.html>, but I
> > don't think we have made a setup release since then.
> We backported it to the release branch, and released that change already.
> > Which is something that has been bugging me, I want to get out a new
> > setup pushed out soon. But there are still some very minor bugs that
> > should be low hanging fruit that I'd like to fix first...
> Still, we've got a lot of good stuff in CVS already... how about trying a
> release right now?
FWIW, I've been telling people to install Cygwin using the 2.506-alpha
version of setup for about a month now, with no reported problems. But
those were mostly fresh installs, not upgrades.
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