On 1.12.2016 13:51, Eliot Moss wrote:
I think that including the version of the setup program could be helpful
- I tend
to add it (renaming the file by hand).  However, clearly we've lived
with things this
way for a long time ...

I disagree.
I have a script to update Cygwin. This script checks for new version of setup, downloads, verifies signature, etc. Things would become much more complicated with variable setup file name. Finally: Why should I care about the exact version number of setup? Script makes backups of the old setup files like setup.exe.0001, 0002, ..., just for a cause, but never in the past I did have to looking for the setup with exact version number.


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