invalid spawn id (4)

Christopher Faylor
Tue Mar 2 22:24:00 GMT 2004

On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 04:10:00PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>Humor and indignation aside, it might be a useful feature to have
>"installation profiles" for setup based on intended usage.  That way,
>instead of having to wade through all the packages (on a too-small
>screen, no less [an inside joke]), one could simply select "Cygwin for
>telnet", or "Cygwin for shell scripting", or "Cygwin for cron" and the
>right set of packages will automagically be selected.  Feel free to
>implement the support for this in setup and submit a patch -- I'm sure
>it will be thoughtfully considered.

Actually, IMO, setup's UI needs a complete and total redesign.  It's
obviously not very intuitive to use.  Something like the above would
probably be useful but maybe we should just go with a more traditional
installer look-and-feel.

Anyone up for a 'setup2' project?


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