Larson, Aaron (SWCOE)
Sun Aug 3 06:07:00 GMT 2008
ou>>>>> "BD" == brian <Dessent [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > writes:
AL> "Larson, Aaron" wrote:
AL> The attached setup.ini file describes three packages, A, B, and C,
AL> where A and B have a "1.1.1" and "2.2.2" versions. I want version
AL> 1.1.1 of A to require 1.1.1 of B and similarly for A&B versions
AL> 2.2.2. I'm expecting that when I select version 1.1.1 of A, setup
AL> will change B's version to 1.1.1, but I don't get that behavior.
AL> In fact, I can see no effect of my "depends:" entries at all.
AL> I've tried both our own minimally modified (changed the address of
AL> the mirrors.lst) and also a pristine copy of setup.exe version
AL> 2.573.2.2. The log file does not show any syntax errors or
BD> Not possible. Setup just doesn't support this. If you want this
BD> kind of dependency you have to make the version number part of the
BD> package name,
Yea, I thought of that, but for our purposes it would be very messy.
BD> While the documentation you linked does mention "depends:" and it
BD> may even be in the ini parser grammar, it was never fully
BD> implemented AFAIK, so I recommend not using it.
Is it desirable to have such capability added? If so, can you give me
a hint as to the level of difficulty in adding it? Small, medium,
large, laughter? I'm not at all familiar with the Cygwin code, but I
am proficient with c++.
Would it be possible to have "Not Implemented" added to the
documentation for depends? I would submit a patch, but ...
And thanks for your very prompt reply.
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