Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Oct 31 13:55:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 03:28:08PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>Ok, the theory is that the execvp bug has been fixed, the ftpd bug has
>>been fixed, the rsync "Dr. Watson" has been fixed.
>>Can everyone try the latest snapshot/cvs and report any problems here?
>Latest cvs cygwin1.dll seems to "work okay" -- I didn't do anything 
>special, or run any kind of torture test.  I just built, installed, and 
>used it -- I'm still using it for "normal" stuff without problems.  (I 
>realize this may not be exactly the kind of report you were looking for, 
>but it IS a data point, and is IS good news. Hopefully that is welcome 
>enough).  The next part is not so good.

This is actually just the report I was looking for.

So was Jonathan's report, for that matter.  This helps me know where
I stand.

>setup.exe (2.112):  The current vs. new vs. prev vs. test detection 
>algorithm doesn't seem to work properly.  (e.g. parsing 
>/etc/setup/installed.db and/or setup.ini)

Out of curiousity, is any of this behavior duplicated in the branch
version of setup?


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