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Re: gcc-core installed accidently
On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 09:43:16AM -0500, Daniel Reed wrote:
>On 2003-11-01T12:53+0100, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>) Somoehow setup.exe installed the gcc source package gcc-core for me,
>) however I only wanted to install the binaries and it was also not
>) listed in the Up-To-Date section after I tried to uninstall the source
>) again. What I did now was to explicit install gcc-core (the source
>) package) and then removed it with setup.exe again.
>) I cannot say how it happened, there is no other package listed which
>) requires gcc-core.
>Well, what was the reasoning for having a separate gcc-core package again?
>By default, both source and binary would be under the same name, and a knob
>in setup would allow the user to install either one.
>Without consulting the source (WCTS?) I'd guess it might be because there is
>no gcc-core binary package. If there is no other reason for the split, it
>might be best to remove gcc's external-source, and rename gcc-core-*-src to
But setup.exe should never be installing source packages by default. If this
is happening it's a bug that needs to be fixed.