Fwd: [Feature request] Setup64.exe should respect more recent packages' version

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Mon Jun 17 19:49:00 GMT 2013

Please, no <http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#TOFU>.

On 6/17/2013 3:27 PM, Vasiliy wrote:
> Ok, I understand, and, yes, it's also about setup.exe. That would be
> true if the package was marked as 'a test package', aka those marked
> '[test]' in setup.ini, but what if they were not? From my example bash
> 4.2 is not marked as [test] (I've changed 'installed.db' file
> accordingly), yet setup(64) downgrades it to 4.1
> Why not use two conditions instead of just one? Say, 'if package is
> more recent, and not marked as [test], then do not downgrade (keep)'.

That is the way it works for non-test packages.

I'm not sure what mirror you're using but on mirror.mcs.anl.gov, bash
4.1.11 is the only version available for x64.



A: Yes.
 > Q: Are you sure?
 >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
 >>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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