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Re: Couple of scripts to remove duplicate packages
On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 08:48:11AM -0500, Jonathan Arnold wrote:
>Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>>On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Alex wrote:
>>>I have a habit of keeping cygwin packages on my computer and updating
>>>them from time to time using setup.exe. This saves me time when I need
>>>to install on another computer.
>>>This creates a problem of old versions of packages accumulating in my
>>>download directory. I used to remove them by hand but that is a time
>>>consuming process. Finally I wrote an awk script to help me deal with
>>>the problem. And just for kicks I added a shell wrapper :).
>>>Attached are the scripts. I hope they could be useful to someone else.
>>>I am sure they can be improved but they have been useful to me as is.
>>That's a nice attempt. However, I can see that you're not aware of
>>Michael Chase's clean_setup.pl (which does that and much, much more).
>>Google for it.
>It is here if you are interested:
Should this be a cygwin (or maybe a cygutuils) package?
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