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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] New package: cygcheck-dep-1.0-1
- From: Mikhail Usenko <mikeus at nm dot ru>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2013 00:46:20 +0400
- Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] New package: cygcheck-dep-1.0-1
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On Sat, 9 Nov 2013 04:11:33 +0000
Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] <...> wrote:
> I'd be interested in getting a more detailed explanation of the
> difference between -i and -I. The best I can tell from experiment, one
> can uninstall all packages listed in an island by -i. But the listings
> of -I cannot be uninstalled because package not in the list depend on
> them. If that is correct, how does one use the information given by -I?
> What can one do with it?
-I is merely for informational purposes. It shows all groups of packages with
circular dependencies (or perhaps all-to-all dependencies).
Every single package from such a group cannot be uninstalled individually,
but the whole group can be if no other packages require packages from the group.
-i shows these groups.
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