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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: <bkeener AT thesoftwaresource DOT com>, <cygwin-apps AT sources DOT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Setup
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 12:27:26 +1100
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Keener" <bkeener AT thesoftwaresource DOT com>

> Robert Collins wrote:
> > Ok, final feedback and bug-killing time folk.
> The other couple of things I've noticed are probably open for
preference so I
> will throw them out for general consensus:
> 1) If I have a group of packages installed and I select the
> Test option to see what packages are available for in Test should all
> packages I have installed that do not have a Test Version show
Uninstall or
> should they should keep??  It is my contention that thy should show
keep and
> not uninstall - unless I explicitly request uninstall.

I have emailed trying to start a discussion on this at least twice. My
contention is that this is a factor for setup.ini to take care of, not
setup.exe. It's easier to add entries than have complex logic for
removing them when they aren't appropriate.

> 2) If I am doing and "Install from Local Directory" and the Source
file does
> not exist in the Local path should the option for Source only or the
> checkbox even be available?? It is my contention again that if the
> cannot be found then the option should not exist.

Patches gratefully accepted.


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