setup: CVS HEAD does not install test: releases
Mon Aug 16 09:25:00 GMT 2010
On Aug 16 06:32, Dave Korn wrote:
> On 16/08/2010 05:40, Andy Koppe wrote:
> > On 16 August 2010 04:25, Yaakov (Cygwin/X)
> > <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> setup CVS HEAD (2.717) does not download test: releases in either
> >> Install from Internet and Download Without Installing modes.
> >> I found this out by trying to install gcc4-*-4.5.0-1; after selecting
> >> the 4.5.0-1 versions of gcc4-*, they did not show up in the Pending
> >> view, nor were they downloaded or installed. However, setup did
> >> uninstall my 4.3.4-3, leaving me without *any* gcc. :-(
> > You need to manually tick the 'Bin?' box when selecting the
> > experimental version. It's a longer-standing issue:
> > http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2010-06/msg00145.html
> > Another annoyance in this area is that once you do have an
> > experimental package installed, setup.exe always tries to downgrade
> > you back to the current one.
> Another problem is that the dependencies don't work: if you select the test
> versions of a bunch of the language compilers, they don't cause the test
> versions of the related runtime libs to get automatically selected.
Is that a result of using pack->curr.depends() in PrereqChecker::isMet?
Shouldn't that be pack->trustp (theTrust)?
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