Old packages...

Jason Fu tsfu@graduate.hku.hk
Thu Sep 4 03:36:00 GMT 2003

Sorry that I did not make it clear. What I mean is those source files and not 
the installed packages.

Just wonder if there's any way being used by cygwin'ers to handle a lot of 
binary sources of different versions after downloading the latest one.


Jason Fu

> On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 11:13:18AM +0800, Jason Fu wrote:
>>Hi there,
>>I always keep my CYGWIN packages as "current" as possible. But this
>> turns out  to be a lot of old files left behind/before for me to
>> handle/delete. I really  wonder if there's any available tactics to
>> handle old files and just keep the  latest version.
> You are making a point from the assumption that leaving old files behind
> is a desired/expected behavior.  It isn't.
> If you report the old files that are left behind to the cygwin-apps
> mailing list then the package maintainer will correct that problem.
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