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Subject: RE: setup releases
Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 23:18:32 +1000
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:cgf AT redhat DOT com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 10:33 PM
> To: cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
> Cc: cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
> Subject: Re: setup releases
> 
> 
> On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 05:36:33PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> >The last couple of setup.exe uploads you've done have been faulty in 
> >one way or another - linked against cygwin1.dll, not stripped.
> 
> I've already explained why I linked against cygwin.  IMO, 
> your configury is badly BADLY broken, at least for cross 
> builds.  It is probably broken for native builds, too.

I don't recall any details on how it's broken. I'll happily tweak it to
be better for cross builds. At this point, all I know is that 'it worked
for me'.
 
> The not stripping was obviously an oversight.
> 
> When I was making setup releases, I had my own procedures for 
> uploading things.  Your moving of the repository broke that 
> for me, however.  That's ok.  I didn't anticipate that I'd be 
> making releases again.

Neither did I. 
 
> It is my preference not to make setup releases.  I'm not 
> going to sit around and watch people complaining about 
> problems for days without trying to help, however.

And I appreciate your assistance. I've tried to reproduce the faults,
but with no joy. That makes it kinda hard to fix.

Rob

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