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Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2002 11:24:05 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Setup
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On Sun, Feb 24, 2002 at 10:04:32PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>> I don't think that setup.exe should automatically switch to Uninstall
>> in any circumstances unless the package maintainer has specifically
>> indicated that is the correct behavior.  Somehow.
>
>I agree. My point has been (from the beginning) about *where* that
>intent gets indicated.

No, you're not agreeing if you think that a setup.ini file can be
crafted in such a way that an "Uninstall" will show up without the
package maintainer explicitly somehow saying "I want this package to
be uninstalled".  And, not making a test version of a package available
is not "explicit".

cgf

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