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Re: package _version_ check
> Igor Pechtchanski <firstname.lastname@example.org> [Tue, 9 Sep 2003 15:02:25 -0400 (EDT)]:
> On Tue, 9 Sep 2003, Sam Steingold wrote:
> > how do I check that the installed package foo was built against cygwin
> > 1.5 and not 1.3?
> I doubt there's a utility that'd tell you that. At a guess, if you
> only want to distinguish between these two versions, you should be
> able to call "strings" on an executable from the package and look at
> the bottom for functions added in Cygwin 1.5, but that's only going to
> tell you if the package is using new functionality or not.
shouldn't setup.exe refuse to install 1.5.3 unless all packages that
use 1.3 are also upgraded? like RPM and apt-get at al do?!
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