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RE: setup.exe beta (testing needed - really!)
- From: "Shankar Unni" <shankar at cotagesoft dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 10:48:04 -0800
- Subject: RE: setup.exe beta (testing needed - really!)
Pavel Tsekov asked:
> Is it possible that the problematic box has X already installed
> on it ? If there is an older version of a package already
> installed, setup will try to upgrade it.
No, it doesn't. The "current" column is blank. Also, there are no
XFree86 packages in the download directory from before, so that's not a
factor either, I think.
Actually, that brings up a good point: how does setup decide if a
package has been installed, and what version of it? Where does it keep
Perhaps I had once installed and then removed XFree86 (I can't
remember), and that has left some droppings behind somewhere?
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