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FW: How to uninstall Cygwin/X (only)
> Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 12:29:11 +0100
> From: dave
> To: cygwin
> Subject: Re: How to uninstall Cygwin/X (only)
> On 11/04/2010 07:26, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> But the thing is, I'm not sure that just adding a drop-down is a useful
>> thing to do.
> Well, I am. The problem described by the title of the this thread is that
> you can't uninstall a bunch of stuff easily, because as you click your way
> through the spinner you hit various versions on the way to "uninstall" that
> cause dependencies to be selected. If you can go directly to "uninstall"
> without cycling through all the intermediate settings, the problem is
> trivially solved.
> I'll post a patch later today. People who want to find out whether it's a
> useful thing to do or not can try it and see. It's not like it will in any
> way preclude us making further changes.
What about a different approach...Just an option to ignore checking dependencies
for the remainder of this setup run.
Then you run through an uninstall everything you want and just rerun setup
in case there are any loose ends.
You could have whatever mechanism you want to enable it from the gui.
You could have a switch for it too.
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