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Re: Blocking a base package from installing
Achim Gratz wrote:
Chris Sutcliffe writes:
I'm using a self compiled vim, so I uninstalled vim-minimal. Every
time I run setup to get the latest updates, setup attempts to
reinstall vim-minimal - is there a way to make setup ignore
Yes, at least two.
1. Build a proper package and give it a higher version number than
Cygwin's own Vim.
2. Fake the installation of vim-minimal in /etc/setup/installed.db and
give that fake installation some high version number.
Both of which are "lying" to the package manager, to get it to
NOT install an inferior (from the standpoint of not containing
the user-desired modifications/features) package. It should
be possible to "LOCK" a package (base or not), to prevent it from
being removed/updated/installed or changed by setup, no?
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