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Re: setup.exe: force installation of specific package versions?
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2011 12:47:11 -0400
- Subject: Re: setup.exe: force installation of specific package versions?
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On Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 12:00:43PM -0400, Andrew Schulman wrote:
>I run setup unattended as e.g.
>setup.exe --quiet-mode --packages aria2,atool,autoconf,...
>This works great, except for one thing: There are some packages for which
>the "current" versions are broken, at least for me, so I want to keep the
>"prev" or some other already-installed version of the package. Is there a
>way to specify in the setup invocation that I want a particular version of
>a particular package?
>For example, I'd like to write
>setup.exe --quiet-mode --packages bzr=2.3.1-1,openssh=prev,...
>I've tried to run that, but it doesn't work - everything between the = and
>the next comma is ignored. So the current versions of those packages
>always get installed.
>Is there a way to do this that's not documented yet? If not, is there any
>inclination to add it?
How about if we just fix the broken packages?
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