setup Bug (?) in downloading from internet

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)
Thu Apr 25 11:00:00 GMT 2002

At 11:08 AM 4/25/2002, Alexei Lioubimov wrote:
>I have a problem using setup.exe. Here is the description
>mode: Download from Inernet;
>keyword: "skip" flag;
>The problem: if i've downloaded some tarballs and didn't install them - then
>during the following updates the SETUP program doesn't report me about that.
>It simply marks those files as "skip" by default and allows me to change
>this to the current version. But i may have already downloaded the stuff...
>So i caught myself downloading the same tarballs twice or triple times. If
>you take into account the slow speed of dial-up connection, that i have,
>then you can imagine what i'm feeling.
>The suggestion: may be it's possible force SETUP consider "current" be
>"downloaded" but not "installed" stuff during "Download from Internet"

This has already been reported.  If you're interested in the discussion on
this subject, please see the email list archives.

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.            
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