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RE: [PATCH] Uninstall .dll last, reinstall first - final version
- From: "Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID)" <BBuchbinder at niaid dot nih dot gov>
- To: "'cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 09:05:06 -0400
- Subject: RE: [PATCH] Uninstall .dll last, reinstall first - final version
At Tuesday, May 03, 2005 5:28 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On May 3 21:49, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> The other potential solution would be to attempt to uninstall the
>> packages in dependency-sorted order, but that might get awkward in
>> the case of circular dependencies.
> See my previous posting: Circular dependencies are bugs, right?
> Creating a dependency tree and complaining about circular dependencies
> in setup would be nice, though.
As you pointed out earlier, circular dependencies can be considered bugs in
the setup.hint files. Shouldn't they be caught and fixed when setup.ini is
being made? Then setup/Brian, which/who has enough to do, wouldn't have to
worry about it.