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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <>
Subject RE: Anybody who know how to write .cmd or .bat files for windows ?
Date Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:32:05 GMT
-1 on using a prepackaged combination of the dependencies.

It is only simpler locally, not globally.

That is just moving the pea, and it means there is now an external activity that committers
must understand and someone has to maintain when there are updates, security patches, etc.,
to the dependencies.  It also raises provenance issues.  (I note that none of the sources
have hashes or signatures already, or else I missed them, and they include a variety of .exe

If we are concerned about obsolescence or inaccessibility of the sources, there might need
to be a backup arrangement.  That might be a better use of Apache Extras.

 - Dennis 

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From: jan i [] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 23:17
Subject: Re: Anybody who know how to write .cmd or .bat files for windows ?

On Wednesday, December 31, 2014, Peter Kelly <> wrote:

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> I propose a simpler solution ;)

@dennis thanks fir all your investigation work.
+1 to having the prepared files at uxproductivity (and later apache extras)
and then use the script from dennis to fetch is.

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