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Re: Odd setup behaviors
On Sat, 2002-07-27 at 11:23, Paul Derbyshire wrote:
> On 27 Jul 2002 at 11:05, Robert Collins wrote:
> > > ... allow mirroring's
> > > benefits to extend to the setup component itself.
> > setup.exe is already mirrored to all the mirror sites.
> Fat lot of good that does now, when currently you get an update by
> clicking "Install NOW!" on www.cygwin.com and thus transfering it
> using HTTP from a fixed location. Of course an update that's on the
> horizon will evidently change that...
It does a lot of good - if you are concerned about using a mirror you
can browse to one and download a copy from a mirror.
An no, the setup.exe update in the future will NOT change that. From a
UI point of view users getting setup from cygwin.com don't need a mirror
choice screen at all.
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