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Re: Version handling
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: Version handling
- From: Rick Rankin <rick_rankin at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 19:14:53 -0700 (PDT)
Will the directory structure used in the snapshots ever become the same as the
one used in the net/cd releases?
--- Chris Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 18, 2000 at 07:04:00PM -0600, bob wrote:
> >It figures, I just ordered the Cygwin CD 1.0, Now the Net Release
> >1.1.0 is out. How should I handle these two version?
> >o Should I remove the Net Release and install the 1.0 only?
> >o Should I check individual versions on everything and selectively
> >update things?
> >And how will future CD versions (1.<even number>.x) be distributed?
> The next CD version will be 1.2.0. We don't have plans for when this
> will be yet. Even versions are supposed to be tested and stable. Odd
> versions are works in progress (i.e., untested and unstable).
> Unless you're having a specific problem, there is no need to "upgrade"
> to the net release. Many individual components of the net release,
> like "bash", actually come from the CD.
> FYI, we're working on a way to get upgrades to the CD customers but
> we don't have anything concrete yet.
> Christopher Faylor
> Cygwin Engineering Manager
> Cygnus Solutions, a Red Hat company
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