[patch] a new setup.exe parameter to specify packages
Mon Aug 4 20:35:00 GMT 2008
Thrall, Bryan wrote:
> Kohsuke Kawaguchi wrote on Saturday, August 02, 2008 3:24 PM:
>> I wrote a patch for setup.exe so that it can take a list of packages
>> to be installed via the -P option, like this:
>> setup.exe -P openssh,cvs,subversion
>> This would bring in the 3 modules and all their dependencies (of the
>> curr version.) The main use case for this is to perform unattended
>> installation from CLI.
>> I tried to make the coding style match with that of choose.cc, even
>> though the coding style of setup.exe as a whole seems to be different
>> from choose.cc. This is the first time I write a patch for Cygwin, so
>> my apologies if I'm missing some requirements.
> It seems this would be a popular feature, with several patches submitted
> (including one from me):
Ah, OK, I didn't realized that I was duplicating an effort. As long as
any one of them gets integrated, I'm happy.
> But it never makes it into the source. It's a little frustrating.
> (BTW, thanks for the patch, Kohsuke! Your effort is appreciated)
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