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- From: "Gareth Pearce" <tilps at hotmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 03:38:45
- Subject: Re: setup.exe
Good - that left the mark on the archive.
>Gareth Pearce wrote:
>>>On Sun, Feb 10, 2002 at 06:31:01PM -0800, Michael wrote:
>>> >Setup.exe seems to crash and burn rather ungracefully if setup.ini is
>>> >missing it's timestamp and version lines at the top.
>>>Doctor, doctor! It hurts when I do this...
>>>Luckily that will never be an issue for cygwin setup.
>>I assume this is a statement that rolling your own setup.ini for ease of
>>private instalations is not supported. Even though it seems to be a
>>regually suggested as a thing to do.
>Of course it's not supported per se(*) -- but it IS allowed. Just don't
>do it wrong: Doctor, it hurts when I leave the timestamp and version
>lines out of my setup.ini. Then make sure your custom version.in HAS
>timestamp and version info. Sheesh.
>(*)Support implies some obligation on our part to make sure that your
>intended use works. We accept no such obligation -- our obligation is
>to insure that the cygwin dist itself, as propagated on the mirror
>system, works with our cygwin setup tool. Period.
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