This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: [PATCH] Setup.exe: allow -p option to specify categories as well as packages
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> Unfortunately, no, I don't think so. I like the idea but I don't like overloading
> "-p" as it could cause confusion.
Do we actually have any packages that have the same names as categories? I
guess we might do one day even if we don't now, but I didn't see the danger of
confusion as very great.
> Why not add a new option entirely or some sort
> of different syntax for categories like "Net:" or something?
I think it's probably simplest to add an extra option. Will be up with a