Installer names not meaningful enough
Thu Dec 1 12:51:00 GMT 2016
On 12/1/2016 7:18 AM, Lee Dilkie wrote:
> On 12/1/2016 5:51 AM, Roberto RÃos Gallardo wrote:
>> Please give the installers more meaningful names. In particular, make
>> sure "cygwin" is part of it. "setup-x86_64.exe" is not very obvious. A
>> version number would be nice too.
> I'd agree that adding "cygwin" to the setup program would be nice but it's certainly not the windows
> "way", lots of programs use just "setup.exe".
> Versioning can't be added to the file name because the setup program itself isn't versioned, or at
> least isn't the same version as the cygwin you are installing... the cygwin version come from the
I think that including the version of the setup program could be helpful - I tend
to add it (renaming the file by hand). However, clearly we've lived with things this
way for a long time ...
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