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Re: 64-bit gcc-4.8.1 package installs source instead

On Jul 23 03:20, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On 2013-07-23 02:22, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Jul 23 17:47, Ryan Johnson wrote:
> >>On 07/22/2013 05:38 PM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> >>>gcc is only a source-only meta-package; you want to install
> >>>gcc-core, gcc-g++, etc.
> >>Oh, that's a little different than (a) the name suggests and (b)
> >>historical precedent, which IIRC had "gcc" as a meta package that
> >>pulled in all the other gcc-related stuff you'd need.
> >>
> >>Anyway, thanks for the tip, I'll try that.
> >
> >Shouldn't we introduce an empty gcc binary archive for just this
> >situation?
> This is one case where IMO genini is better than upset:
> genini-generated setup.ini's don't list source-only packages in
> setup's package selector, while still being available through the
> "Src" option of any of its subpackages.  Could upset be changed to
> match, which would avoid this problem for *all* source-only
> packages?

I guess so, but this is one for Chris.


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