New Setup 2.608 for Cygwin 1.7 on

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Aug 20 11:36:00 GMT 2008

Just so that this doesn't get lost:

On Aug 20 13:27, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> - Reads package DB the first time *after* the user pressed the "Next"
>   button in the "Choose Installation Directory" dialog, so that setup
>   doesn't use the package DB from a former installation by accident if
>   the user chooses to install into a new directory.
>   This only works once! 
>   If you press the "Next" button in the "Choose Installation Directory"
>   dialog before you changed the root directory, then press the "Back"
>   button, it's too late.  In that case, press "Cancel" and restart
>   Setup-1.7.
>   I couldn't figure out how to drop the entire package DB in memory so
>   that it can be re-read when the directory gets changed by the user.
>   Can somebody help coding this?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

More information about the Cygwin-apps mailing list