[avail for test] readline-4.2-1

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Sun Jun 3 07:11:00 GMT 2001


On Sun, Jun 03, 2001 at 02:22:58AM -0400, Charles S. Wilson wrote:
>Robert Collins wrote:
>> Charles Wilson wrote:
>> > HOWEVER!!! Setup will *uninstall* the old dll when upgrading readline.
>> SNIP
>> 
>> I think this is the first time this has occured with the new setup.
>
>No, setup always uninstalls the previous package before installing the
>new one.  That's what the installed.db file and the
>/etc/setup/readline.lst.gz file are used for.  There are sneaky ways
>around this (a little thought and a peek at the setup.exe source would
>reveal them) but simple saving the old dll's is much simpler than the
>sneaky stuff.

Couldn't you include the old DLLs in the new package?

cgf

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