1.7.1 release date?

Dave Korn dave.korn.cygwin@googlemail.com
Fri Dec 4 22:18:00 GMT 2009

Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> And that also shows a misconception I was stumbling over:  Of course
> we don't need new setup.exe and setup-legacy.exe files if we just
> rename the directories, since it's all in the ini files anyway.

  How does it know /which/ setup.ini file to download if you don't have two
separate versions?

  Also, since we're going to drop a new setup.exe in place of the old one,
should we perhaps as a favour for the inevitable few who will be taken by
surprise by this and might not have wanted to upgrade, make it put up a
requester when it's about to do a 1.5->1.7 upgrade and get an explicit OK from
the user (or fail in unattended mode)?  There are undoubtedly plenty of people
who don't subscribe to the mailing list and won't know the changeover is


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