[PATCH] Stop automatic dependency selection on setup.exe chooser screen

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Aug 6 21:28:00 GMT 2010

On Aug  6 23:18, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Aug  6 17:09, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > Why not present as much info as possible?  I don't know what "libkate"
> > is but it would be nice to be able to satisfy my curiousity on that page
> > rather than jumping to a web page and googling.
> Well, that's ok.  But I don't think it's important to learn where the
> dependency comes from.  If you want to know what the missing package
> provides, the sdesc might be more informative, like this:
>      libao               version 1.0.0-1
>      (libao's sdesc)
>      libao-devel         version 1.0.0-1
>      (libao-devel's sdesc)
>      [etc]

I just hacked something up.  Here's a copy/paste from the resulting

    libao     (1.0.0-1)
       Cross-Platform Audio Output Library (Transition)
    libao-devel     (1.0.0-1)
       Cross-Platform Audio Output Library (Development)
    libao4     (1.0.0-1)
       Cross-Platform Audio Output Library (Runtime)
    libaudio2     (1.9.2-1)
       Network Audio System (runtime library)
    libaudiofile0     (0.2.7-1)
       Digital audio file library (runtime)
    libesd0     (0.2.41-10)
       Enlightened Sound Daemon (runtime library)
    libFLAC8     (1.2.1-2)
       Free Lossless Audio Codec (Runtime)
    libkate     (0.3.7-3)
       Ogg karaoke/text encapsulation codec (documentation)
    libkate1     (0.3.7-3)
       Ogg karaoke/text encapsulation codec (runtime)
    libogg0     (1.2.0-1)
       Ogg Bitstream Library (Runtime)
    libspeex1     (1.2rc1-1)
       An open-source, patent-free speech codec (Runtime)
    libvorbis     (1.3.1-1)
       The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec (Documentation)
    libvorbis0     (1.3.1-1)
       The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec (Runtime)
    libvorbisenc2     (1.3.1-1)
       The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec (Encoding Layer Runtime)
    libvorbisfile3     (1.3.1-1)
       The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec (High-Level Runtime)


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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