I need to create a stable snapshot - can you recommend a tag?

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Wed Jun 6 13:15:00 GMT 2001

At 04:04 PM 6/6/2001, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 04:20:39PM -0400, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
> >Actually, I consider Frank's request ambiguous, since he didn't really
> >define what he meant by "stable" and he didn't state the parts of the 
> >Cygwin distribution he wants (sounds like you and he may have spoken 
> >more completely on this subject so that you understand exactly the 
> >pieces he wants).  I assumed that his concern was for the DLL, which is 
> >the only thing I ever refer to as Cygwin 1.3.2 (though I guess I should
> >have been more clear and stated Cygwin 1.3.2 DLL).  If this is all that
> >his product requires to run, then he doesn't need any other package.  If
> >not, well, then he needs to figure out which packages are of concern to 
> >him and pull those and the "proper" version there too.  This is something
> >I doubt others can help him with much though, at least not without more
> >information (and I'd recommend taking a stab at it first before involving
> >the list).
> >
> >In terms of getting some environment which has specific versions of 
> >specific packages in place for any and all to install (i.e. controlling
> >which versions of which packages are installed instead of just pulling
> >the latest from the net), what's wrong with downloading what you want,
> >putting it in a local or network directory, and having users install via
> >setup from this directory?  Setup supports this notion, no?
>Sure it does, but it seems that you are cruelly refusing to do the work
>required to support this for anyone who wants it, Larry.  What is the matter
>with you?  Why are you so mean?

Just in my nature, I guess. ;-)

Larry Hall                              lhall@rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc.                      http://www.rfk.com
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