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Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 23:44:40 +0100
From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
To: cygapp <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
Subject: Re: setup crashing - fixed?
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On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 09:29:02AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> ===
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Corinna Vinschen" <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
> > > Corinna, can you CVS update and try a fresh build?
> >
> > It works now for me, too.  Thanks!
> Good! Whew.
> > Btw., the current setup behaviour is somewhat dangerous(?) or
> > unexpected(?) in one point.
> Go
> > If a package is available in current and in test version and a user
> > has the test version installed, the default behaviour of setup is
> > to reinstall the current version.  Shouldn't the default behaviour
> > in that case keep the already installed test version?
> If does that, how does the user indicate that they want everything back
> to normal?

By explicitely expressing my wish to change the state by pointy clicky
somewhere.  Honestly, think of the current "test" installation of
tetex and texmf which is > 30 Megs.  If the user actually chooses
to go back to the "curr" version, it's his/her choice.  If that
happens while the user actually just wanted to update to the latest
bazzoo-3.3-8 package it's pretty annoying.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Developer                                mailto:cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat, Inc.

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