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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: "Michael A Chase" <mchase AT ix DOT netcom DOT com>, <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Setup.exe subdirectories
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2002 14:48:57 +1100
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael A Chase" <mchase AT ix DOT netcom DOT com>
> > No.  They are all meant to be used.  What could happen is that the
warning
> > specifies which sites are out of date, and allows the user to turn
the
> warning
> > off in future.  Otherwise, I think we will want to eliminate the
warning,
> as
> > > with multiple sites and merged ini's it's kinda obsolete.
>
> Right now all the warning says is that setup.ini is out of date, not
which.
> Because there is only one setup_version recorded, it only applies to
the
> last setup.ini parsed.  Perhaps the warning should be moved to just
after
> the call to yyparse() in do_remote_ini() and find_routine().  The site
URL
> or directory could also be added to the parse error message box.

The warning must wait until all the setup.ini's are downloaded
(otherwise if the user goes for a coffee, the downloads will have to
resume. Just add the warning details to a list, and then display the
list at the end, IMO.

Rob

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