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From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g DOT r DOT vansickle AT worldnet DOT att DOT net>
To: "Cygwin-Apps" <cygwin-apps AT sources DOT redhat DOT com>
Subject: RE: Success report: Setup.exe on Windows 2000.
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2002 04:40:30 -0600
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-apps-owner AT cygwin DOT com
> [mailto:cygwin-apps-owner AT cygwin DOT com]On Behalf Of Robert Collins
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g DOT r DOT vansickle AT worldnet DOT att DOT net>
>
> > One problem I've been seeing for a while Rob is that the package
> descriptions in
> > the chooser window are only showing up on maybe 25% of the pagckages,
> and just
> > the package names on the rest.  The old setup shows them on all
> packages.  Are
> > you seeing this too / known problem?
>
> Can you name a specific package that doesn't show. Is it consistent?
> (No, never heard of this happening).
>
> Rob

Actually now that I take a look, it's much worse than 25% - more like 5%.
Example: nothing in BASE is showing a description, ash, bash, cygwin, all the
way down the line.  The view doesn't appear to matter.

setup.ini's look ok; here's the ash entry:

"
# This file is automatically generated.  If you edit it, your
# edits will be discarded next time the file is generated.
# See http://cygwin.com/setup.html for details.
#
setup-timestamp: 1009834202
setup-version: 2.125.2.10

@ ash
sdesc: "A Bourne Shell (/bin/sh) workalike"
category: Base Shells
requires: cygwin
version: 20011018-1
install: latest/ash/ash-20011018-1.tar.bz2 33819
source: latest/ash/ash-20011018-1-src.tar.bz2 143186

....
"

--
Gary R. Van Sickle
Brewer.  Patriot.

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