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Re: Windows Installer: -Feedback needed please

From: Josef Wolf <jw_at_raven.inka.de>
Date: 2002-07-31 20:48:52 CEST

On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 08:56:13PM +0200, Jostein Christoffer Andersen wrote:

> > When you make a release you should include all the tested binaries
> > for that release version. Downloading the latest files is not a good
> > idea because then you can no longer vouch that it all works together.
> > Subversion contains many parts so that makes this even more
> > important.


> > Downloading requires a user to have internet access. You cannot
> > assume that will always be the case.

+1. Why not give an Option like Cygwin:

  [] Download from Internet
  [] Install from local Directory

BTW: anyone tried to compile under cygwin?

> Good points. I'm just a little bit worried that the distro will be a big
> to a big monster to download.

That's why it would be better to split into server/client :)

-- Josef Wolf -- jw@raven.inka.de --
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