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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.3.21-1

Just an additional thought.. it would be nice to be able to select from
a specific release not just prev and current.  I am creating a tool
and am going to require a particular cygwin release. So I am making
my own install repository But it would be nice.
Not bitching just a comment.

On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 11:01:53AM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> * Christopher Faylor (03-03-13 08:51 +0100)
> > On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 06:02:22PM -0500, Rolf Campbell wrote:
> >> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>> I've made a new version of the Cygwin DLL and associated utilities
> >>> available for download.  As usual, a list of what has changed is below.
> >>>
> >>> - Fix setsid problem where processes did not correctly detach from a
> >>>  console.  (Christopher Faylor)
> >>
> >> I commonly run a compilation from within GNU Emacs.  I've never had any 
> >> problems with this until I tried running 1.3.21-1.  I think it has to do 
> >> with the changes to the console handling.
> > 
> > Yeah, and isn't it a *shame* that when I suggest that people should try
> > a snapshot, they never do?  The only way I have to test new features is
> > to release a new version of cygwin, apparently.  And, then listen to the
> > complaints.
> Like in the old days: noone wants to try a "beta" or "snapshot" 
> (except when he's got problems with the existing release). Call it 
> "Preview Release" or "Release Candidate" and make it very easy 
> accessible.
> Even I as a long-time-user wouldn't know (without research) where to 
> get and how to install a "snapshot". Is it this "Exp" thingy in 
> "Setup.exe"? Where to get the "new" Setup.exe? If it was offered 
> directly on, lots of people would be curious 
> and try.
> Just to make my point clear: I have no problems with "betas". For 
> example, I'm using Opera 7 since the first beta and I _even paid for 
> the beta_...
> Thorsten
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