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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.3.21-1
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: wayne <wayne at reliant dot immure dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 09:48:33 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.3.21-1
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, wayne wrote:
> 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 http://www.cygwin.com/, 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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