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Re: [PATCH] Stop automatic dependency selection on setup.exe chooser screen

On 6 August 2010 17:00, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Aug Â6 09:33, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 01:25:54PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>> >On 23 July 2010 05:59, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> >> Andy Koppe wrote:
>> >>> [disable instant dependency updates and rely on resolver page instead]
>> >>
>> >> Now we get to find the bug reports hiding behind this bug.
>> >
>> >Found one, and it's big. The dependency resolver page only adds direct
>> >dependencies of packages that have been selected, not indirect ones,
>> >so you end up with missing DLLs. (They do get added before the package
>> >selection screen if you run setup.exe again.)
>> >
>> >I obviously didn't test this properly. Andrew, please remove the gold
>> >star I got for this.
>> Before I back this out does anyone want to take a stab at fixing it?
>> I'd do it but I have a couple of priority projects at work right now.
> I'm looking into it, but it's tricky for people not quite up to speed
> with STL. ÂBasically the elements in unmap also have to be tested for
> unsatisfied dependencies. ÂOne problem is that unmet is a map, so, when
> adding elements to unmet, there has to be some marker which allows to
> recognize elements which already have been tested for dependencies,
> otherwise it will be rather slow.

I'm hoping this won't need to be implemented from scratch, given
indirect dependencies already do work elsewhere. Gonna stare at it now
as well.


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