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Re: Issue with setup.exe 2.573.2.3? (experimental mode)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 1:20 AM
Subject: Re: Issue with setup.exe 2.573.2.3? (experimental mode)

> Andreas Eibach wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > can anyone please tell me what I'm doing wrong here?
> >
> > I'm *quite* sure that with previous versions, it was possible to
> > Experimental mode instead of 'Current' and be able to install ALL
> > packages.
> By this do you mean all packages regardless of whether the package
> has an experimental version or not?  If so, I'd be surprised if
> 'setup.exe' ever did that but if you showed me a version that did,
> I'd at least believe you. ;-)

Thanks for the reply.
So the "Exp" is simply a "delta"?

It could also have been understood as "show current, replacing stable
versions in the list by experimental versions".
Another way of approach: I want to install everything current and have
the experimental versions instead of the stable versions.
So it would be a nice-to-have if setup.exe had an option like "do not
install stable version if there is an experimental version for it".
Currently, I *must* install the stable version first, then install the
exp. version _over_ the stable one.
Two steps instead of (ideally) one.
Hope I was not too confusing ...


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