New setup.exe release candidate - please test

Alexey N. Solofnenko
Tue Dec 28 17:51:00 GMT 2004

I usually install everything, but always have to unselect two source 
only packages (setup and gcc-testsuite). Is it possible to remember that 
they are already installed and not to offer to reinstall them every time?

- Alexey.

Max Bowsher wrote:

> Version 2.459
> - Repair the broken detection of wrongly-sized package files.
> - Fix setup keeping open handles to every tarball it installs during a 
> run.
> - Fix a miscellany of error-reporting deficiencies.
> - Close stdin, to protect against rogue postinstall scripts attempting to
>   wait for user input.
> Also, this release appears in my testing to fix the hang when a new 
> install-everything setup is attempted, as side-effect of other bugfixes.
> Please test - if no regressions are discovered in the next few days, 
> it will be promoted to the release version, accessible from the 
> main page.
> Max.

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