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Re: Repeated installation of gcc-testsuite and setup .src files

On Mon, 10 Jan 2005, fergus wrote:

> Even when a Cygwin installation is complete and up-to-date, a visit to the
> Cygwin setup site to request "All" available updates repeatedly offers the
> source files
> 	gcc-testsuite-3.3.3-3-src.tar.bz2
> 	setup-2.427-1-src.tar.bz2
> I think I understand that the reason for the repeated offering is
> "consistency with other Unix behaviours" which is just fine. (One can always
> say No.)
> However: in the case of setup, should we not now be offered
> 	setup-2.457.2-1-src.tar.bz2
> (or similar)? And secondly I do not really understand why what actually
> comes down the pipeline for gcc-testsuite is
> 	gcc-testsuite-3.4.1-1-src.tar.bz2
> (though there may be a good reason for this, too).

setup doesn't keep track of installed source packages.  Since both setup-
and gcc-testsuite- are source-only, setup doesn't keep track of them.
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