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Re: setup

On Jul 28 21:19, Achim Gratz wrote:
> With the latest round of changes I'm now down to two local change-sets
> for setup:
> 1. Implement an option that installs exactly the requested packages, no
> matter what packages are already installed.  This leaves an installation
> in the same state as a new install from scratch would have, modulo any
> customizations in /etc.  All package versions will be reset to current,
> missing packages get installed and additional packages removed.  I use
> this to ensure that automated installs end up with the same packages no
> matter the history of the existing installation.  Specifically I
> implemented it so that I can switch installations from one option to
> another (currently there are four install options: command line, GUI,
> developer and developer w/ debuginfo) without manual intervention.

This one is missing a ChangeLog hint that it tries to cleanup the code
slightly (extra else branch for upgrade == true), otherwise ok for commit.

> 2. Implement an option that pulls in source packages automatically.
> This is taken from a patch offered by David Hoke on this list about a
> year ago (ChangeLog is missing at the moment).

Ok for commit.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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