[avail for test] readline-4.2-1

Charles S. Wilson cwilson@ece.gatech.edu
Sun Jun 3 12:03:00 GMT 2001

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 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?

Not without comingling the readline-4.1 source code with the
readline-4.2 source code.


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