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Re: Uninstalling a program from Cygwin in Windows XP

* D (Fri, 14 Sep 2007 05:56:03 -0700 (PDT))
> --- Thorsten Kampe  wrote:
> > It's not a part of the official Cygwin distribution. So how can we 
> > know how to uninstall the program?
> > A sufficient problem description would be fine. What happens when you 
> > issue this command and why does it not uninstall the program?
> > 
> > On the other hand it really doesn't matter: the command just removes 
> > all the fontforge files. Why don't you do it by hand? It would take 
> > about two minutes of your precious time.
> When I tried to ask the developer of the program how to remove the program he indicated
> that the problem was not with fontforge, but with Cygwin, so that is why I came to this
> user group to find out how to fix the problem.

You still haven't told us what your problem is.

> If on the other hand all I have to do is
> just manually remove the program, I did not know that was possible because I was under
> the assumption that since I used cygwin to install the program I would need (cygwin) to
> uninstall the program.

You did *not* use Cygwin to install the program. The Cygwin installer 
is Setup.exe and you did not use that.

> Do I just go to the directory that it is located in and delete
> the file and that is it.  Or is there more that I would need to do?

I have no idea. The snippet you showed us does that. On the other hand 
there is no reason why the uninstall script wouldn't work.


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