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Re: setup.exe and replacing of in-use files
Charles Wilson wrote:
Who is creating kde's setup.ini? Are they writing it by hand, or are
they creating it from setup.hint files by using the 'upset' script?
There is also a kde-x-1.2 available.. I dunno if both can be useful at
the same time... I am not KDE's cygwin's port author, just a simple user
that got annoyed by that strange 'growing' behaviour to installed
If the former, then the human who wrote it is WRONG. the package name
for the file 'kde-x-1.3.tar.bz2' is 'kde-x' -- so the @ line should be
I thought ie were a setup.exe problem, but it wasn't... even if I would
expect setup.exe to do a warning or ignore the version or the such
instead of growing its version install by install... ^_^ that's why I'm
investigating setup.exe's sources, to try to patch a better behaviour,
even if setup.ini file has a wrong format.
From what I see on http://kde-cygwin.sourceforge.net/ I think Ralf
Habacker is the most active person in that workgroup, or at least the
one that does most news in the homepage.
BTW: I filed a bug on KDE-Cygwin's bugtracker in this regard:
Lapo 'Raist' Luchini
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