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Re: How to uninstall Cygwin/X (only)

On Apr  9 09:35, Matthias Andree wrote:
> Am 09.04.2010, 07:31 Uhr, schrieb Christopher Faylor:
> >On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 04:07:32AM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
> >>On 09/04/2010 02:52, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >>
> >>>Hmm.  I wonder if a quick-n-dirty way to "fix" this is to add a
> >>>right-click context menu to the spinner, so that you can
> >>>directly choose
> >>>"Uninstall" without traversing the entire cycle.  Rinse and repeat on
> >>>all the items you want to remove...
> >>
> >> I am writing a patch to add a right-click context menu to the
> >>spinner :)
> >>more news in the next couple of days.
> >
> >As long as you're doing that, how about just getting rid of the spinner
> >entirely?  IMO, it's an unusual construct.  It would probably be better
> >to have a pull-down box or something.
> While we're at (m)uttering desires, I'd like to propose - which may
> be more work - keyboard usability. It'd really be nice if I could
> just hit [-] (uninstall), [+] (install or keep), and trigger
> reinstall (possibly with r or !). Let's not force users to even more
> rat-moving and rat-ear-stroking.

Given that the entire chooser has no keyboard support at all so far,
that would be a lot of work.  So far you can't even select a package for
further action.  But I'm sure everybody would applaud the person who
adds keyboard support to the chooser.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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