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Re: How to uninstall Cygwin/X (only)
On 4/9/2010 5:56 AM, Paul Bibbings wrote:
> If by "add a right-click context menu to the spinner" you intend to
> retain the current problematic behaviour of the spinner but add the
> context menu by way of avoiding the noted problems of cycling through
> `uninstall', then I would, as a user, see that as an inconsistency. I
> would expect the two to be alternative ways of achieving the same thing
> and regard the (presumably) silent difference to be a design flaw. I may
> be missing something, but I'm wondering how it is that, if the pass
> through `install' can put in all the dependencies, continuing to
> `uninstall' can't just take them out again?
So what you want setup to do is remember whether a package was selected
by the user or simply included to satisfy a dependency. Then when a
package is deselected, the dependencies can be reevaluated.
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