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RE: Question regarding problem during uninstall using setup.exe
- From: "Alan Miles" <miles0201 at cox dot net>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2003 06:45:08 -0500
- Subject: RE: Question regarding problem during uninstall using setup.exe
- Reply-to: <alan dot miles at ieee dot org>
Thanks for the message.
However, my "packages" did NOT create these directories - I just wish to
mount them, therefore setup should not be deleting them. For example,
I mount C:\Documents and Settings\Alan Miles as /mnt/User. Setup should not
(and does not) delete the files in this sub-directory.
I noticed Christopher Faylor has replied as well, but I haven't had a chance
to review his message. I will do that later, when I have more time.
From: Robert Collins [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: August 1, 2003 04:44
Subject: Re: Question regarding problem during uninstall using setup.exe
On Fri, 2003-08-01 at 10:21, Alan Miles wrote:
> I don't believe it should be doing the
> rmdir H:\CygnusSolutions-Cygwin Files\CygwinMachine_Package_Dirs\dest
> rmdir H:\CygnusSolutions-Cygwin Files\CygwinMachine_Package_Dirs\build
> commands, and I am not sure if this is a setup.exe issue, hence the reason
> am sending this to this mailing list.
Setup tries to remove any directories created by packages it installs -
which includes /.
Improvements could be made in this area, yes.
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