[avail for test] readline-4.2-1

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Sun Jun 3 18:02:00 GMT 2001

On Sun, Jun 03, 2001 at 03:04:53PM -0400, Charles S. Wilson wrote:
>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.

I'm talking about just the old DLLs.  Nothing else.


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