setup revisit

Christopher Faylor
Fri Mar 23 20:49:00 GMT 2001

On Sat, Mar 24, 2001 at 03:42:08PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2001 2:25 PM
>Subject: Re: setup revisit
>> On Sat, Mar 24, 2001 at 02:19:32PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>> >
>> >Oh. That wouldn't have affected what I was suggesting (the current
>> >cygwin1.dll would be used unless an update was present - in which
>> >it comes back to the current setup's behaviour.).
>> And if the current cygwin1.dll is B20?  Do you want to rely on that?
>> Or if it is a buggy snapshot?
>"unless an update was present". Then it upgrades cygwin1.dll first - and
>if it can't either gives the current cygwin1.dll upgrade failure "can't
>open", or [insert desired message/action].

So you'd have a side channel, special case method for updating the
cygwin DLL which didn't rely on the cygwin DLL?  That sounds messy to me.


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