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Re: How to uninstall Cygwin/X (only)

Greetings, Dave Korn!

>> But the thing is, I'm not sure that just adding a drop-down is a useful
>> thing to do.  

>   Well, I am.  The problem described by the title of the this thread is that
> you can't uninstall a bunch of stuff easily, because as you click your way
> through the spinner you hit various versions on the way to "uninstall" that
> cause dependencies to be selected.  If you can go directly to "uninstall"
> without cycling through all the intermediate settings, the problem is
> trivially solved.

I'm a bit late to the discussion... My problem is exactly as of the OP, I
can't uninstall X components, they keep eachother enabled.

I just have to ask, why don't take already researched and well-working deb/rpm
approach? Could as well steal code from SynAptic (f.e.) for the most part.

But at least right-click would be nice to have, with a short textual
explanation telling user to "Right-click a node to choose action on a

 Andrey Repin ( 01.05.2010, <10:51>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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