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Re: how to automatically install all local packages

On Wed, 18 May 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:

> As I understand it, your use case is that you need a set of packages to
> default to "Install". Since you already need to produce a custom
> setup.ini, it should be very easy for you to ensure that each of your
> packages in in either the "Base" or "Misc" category, which will cause
> setup to behave as you want, right now, without a patch. Is there a
> reason why this technique is not more useful than a command line option?

BTW, as I mentioned before, there's no reason to change the category of
every package -- just have one dummy package in the "Base" category and
make it depend on everything you want -- all of the dependencies of "Base"
packages are installed automatically.
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