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Subject: RE: [RFE] new setup
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 01:23:15 +1100
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: "Lapo Luchini" <lapo AT lapo DOT it>, "CygWin" <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lapo Luchini [mailto:lapo AT lapo DOT it] 
> Sent: Thursday, March 21, 2002 11:28 PM
> To: CygWin
> Subject: [RFE] new setup
> I think "reinstall" should check for dependencies and 
> re-install them, if they were removed.. well the best would 
> be a warning of dependent packaged upon removal but anyway 
> reinstall re-installing also the dependencies would be a good 
> (& easy, I think) work around =)

No. The user has to be able to override and get exactly what they want. 

IF we have:
* conflict and depends resolution popup dialog (mini chooser with only
relevant packages)
* Warning popup with yes/no on deselect dependency

Then reinstall would trigger those - and I'd like that. Until then
though, the user is king.


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