Earnie Boyd
Fri Jan 26 06:02:00 GMT 2001

Jim Balter wrote:
> I have a symlink from /bin to /usr/bin.
> Setup tells me that it is going to delete /usr/bin to
> put a directory there.  Aside from that being a dumb
> thing to do when it is already a symlink to a directory,
> there isn't even a cancel button on the popup.  Of course,
> if there were a cancel button, I suppose it would just
> exit the program like the cancel button on the download
> popup does, instead of going to the previous state
> like any *sensible* program would do.  I can't imagine that
> this thing goes through any sort of QA; certainly none of
> the QA engineers I know would allow this sort of user interface
> to pass.

If *you* can do it better, then please *do*.  Submit a patch, complete
the assignment forms and your patch will be gratefully considered.  Oh,
and don't forget to have *your* QA engineers test it.

That aside, why would you change the way setup installed it in the first
place?  Especially, if you plan to use the same tool to upgrade your


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