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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: setup.exe (Release 2.761)

On 23/11/2011 08:48, Eric Lilja wrote:
> On 2011-11-21 16:06, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> A new version of setup.exe, release 2.761, has been uploaded to
> [snip]
>> - In unattended mode, if packages were selected on command line,
>>    install only those, don't also upgrade all installed packages.
> Is there some switch to restore the old behavior here? This change breaks how
> I do installs of cygwin and keep it up-to-date. I have a very simple script
> that invokes setup.exe with the following command-line parameters:
> --site --root c:\cygwin --quiet-mode
> --no-desktop --local-package-dir c:\temp --packages
> "cppunit,cvs,file,gcc4-g++,gdb,inetutils,libiconv,make,mintty,openssh,gnupg,opengl"

Sorry, no switch was added, I didn't know anyone found the previous behaviour
useful :-)

You should be able to get the same effect as the old behaviour by amending
your install/update script to also run setup without the --packages option.

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