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RE: setup - feature change request
- From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2002 01:42:29 -0500
- Subject: RE: setup - feature change request
> the cygwin-setup supports overwriting of used files by rebooting the
> machine. that's nice, but i don't want to restart my machine cause i
> forgot to close my bash or there's one bash.exe hanging.
> could you change this to display a message-box so the user can decide
> whether he wants to reboot or just retry (after terminating some processes).
> you could even try to monitor the processes using the file (you will not
> find many setups that do that, cause it's very complicated, and i don't
> really expect that)
I just installed some software the other day that did exactly that (tell you
which progs to close) and it is an extremely nice feature. I think there's
quite a few things to do though before we get to that level of sophistication.
A simple retry though would probably make a good weekend project for an
Maybe we can get Paul to do it.... ;-)
Gary R. Van Sickle
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