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Re: Question regarding problem during uninstall using setup.exe
- From: Don Sharp <dwsharp at iee dot org>
- To: gnuwin32 <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 02 Aug 2003 20:10:18 +0100
- Subject: Re: Question regarding problem during uninstall using setup.exe
- References: <JLEBIHHBMBHBAFPAJLEFEEJHEBAA.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Bear in mind that some of the mount points might include Cygwin
packages. For instance my /usr/X11R6 is mounted from a separate
partition for space reasons. So it couldn't be unmounted and still be
Alan Miles wrote:
> Sorry it has been a looong week ... with quite a number of looong weeks
> and I misinterpreted your response.
> Anyway, I appreciate your responses. I am going to try a preremove script. I
> have just checked http://cygwin.com/setup.html
> to see if there is any online info about how these work, but I couldn't see
> Anyway with the preremove script, I am going to try an unmount first of any
> specific mounted dir's prior to the removal of the package.
> I am aware (as I subscribe to cygwin-apps) that there is allot of work being
> done on setup.exe and cygwin dll (1.5.1) and not being familiar with the
> program would take allot of work to get up to speed.
> However, I would be more than willing to share my results of the preremove
> script, if the unmounting works.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Collins [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: August 1, 2003 17:00
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: Question regarding problem during uninstall using setup.exe
> On Fri, 2003-08-01 at 21:45, Alan Miles wrote:
> > Rob,
> > 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 understand that. Which part of my email suggested I did not understand
> the problem?
> It's known. The cause it predictable. We could do better - hey, you're
> welcome to join in the development and help improve this area!
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