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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release of Apache Ant 1.7.0 - new upload done
Date Tue, 19 Dec 2006 10:00:35 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> 
>> Stefan. Rebuild the machine,
> 
> Just installed Service Pack 1 for VS2005 today, felt like rebuilding
> the machine, no less.  It took about 85 minutes, at least twice as
> long as the initial installation of VS2005, Guidancy Automation
> Extensions and Toolkit and the VS2005 SDK it was patching took.
> 
> Stefan
> 

Microsoft blur the distinction between their apps and the OS. Any 
install of an MS app can break your machine. The only safe way to work 
with the stuff is under vmware or an equivalent.

That way the hour and a half system install is just one window on your 
desktop being out of action.

-steve

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