setup wants to install new packages

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Jan 24 09:35:00 GMT 2014

On Jan 23 19:49, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> I reported this problem a few months ago.  Now I have a screenshot to
> show it:
> My last setup run was about a week ago.  I just started
> setup-x86_64.exe, and OOTB it wants to install 9 new packages.  I didn't
> select them, and they're not required - setup just selected them for me.
> Does anyone know why?

If you'd seen the setup code, you wouldn't ask that ;)

> Anyone else ever see this?

Not me.

> BTW this is a transient problem:  when I exit setup and restart, the new
> packages aren't selected again.

Weird.  I guess, somebody having this problem would have to debug
this.  </nudge>


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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