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Re: Installer names not meaningful enough
On 12/14/2016 4:17 PM, Erik Soderquist wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 6:28 AM, Vlado <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Erik (and others),
>> don't worry about Setup version, please.
>> Use this script:
>> - Setup is downloaded only if gpg signature changes (only very small .sig
>> file is re-downloaded every time)
> While work arounds are great and appreciated, they still don't address
> the original question of why the version of the setup executable isn't
> part of the filename like it is in most of the *nix packages and
> installers (or at least most of the ones I have been exposed to).
And if we were purely *nix your argument might hold merit but this setup
executable provides a Windows OS based install of a Windows based
application set known as Cygwin.
The name of the executable has never been a problem; why are you trying
to create one? There are just as many that would keep it simple and
leave the name as is.
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