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RE: setup.exe: no skip/keep presented
- To: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: setup.exe: no skip/keep presented
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 15:47:07 +1100
Thanks. I'll try and replicate this this evening.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 05, 2001 3:37 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: setup.exe: no skip/keep presented
> I am trying to install a new version of byacc using an up-to-date
> version of setup.exe.
> I copied my byacc-1.9-1.tar.bz2 file to my cyginst directory and ran
> When I get to the "Select packages to install" screen and cycle to
> "Partial", I get a list of random junk that I've been experimenting
> with in my 'cyginst' directory. One of the packages is
> So, I want to either 'Skip' or 'Keep' everything that is presented
> except for byacc. The problem is that I can't do that for cygwin.
> Neither 'Skip' or 'Keep' is presented to me as an option.
> FWIW, I only have these cygwin tar balls in my cyginst/ directory:
> cygwin-1.3.3-1.tar.bz2 cygwin-1.3.3-2.tar.bz2 cygwin-1.3.4-1.tar.bz2
> I have a cyginst/latest/cygwin directory but it only has an old
> newlib-man-20001013.tar.gz in it. I don't have a setup.ini in this
> I remember struggling with this scenario when I first tried to fix the
> setup.exe automatic uninstall bug, so I wonder if this is what is
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