How does setup.exe handle duplicate files?

DJ Delorie dj@delorie.com
Fri Jun 9 08:41:00 GMT 2000


> Does setup.exe handle duplicate files correctly?  To be explicit, if
> more than one tar.gz archive contain a file with the same name, does
> setup.exe install the correct one?

No, it just randomly picks one.  As of setup 1.48, though, it should
install all files writable so that this problem is avoided.

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