New Version Display Values in choose.cc

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Jun 20 09:18:00 GMT 2001


On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 03:36:58AM -0700, Michael A. Chase wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com>
>To: <cygwin-developers@sources.redhat.com>
>Sent: Monday, June 18, 2001 20:46
>Subject: Re: New Version Display Values in choose.cc
>
>
>> On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 01:32:22PM -0700, Michael A. Chase wrote:
>> >I'm seeing both "Keep" and "Skip" as I rotate through the actions in the
>> >choose dialog box for modules that are already installed.  Aren't they
>> >basically synonyms in that case?  I can see where to skip "Skip" if the
>> >module is installed, but I might be missing a reason for showing both.
>>
>> "Keep" shows up when the version in the left column matches the center
>> one.  "Skip" means don't bother installing the package at all.
>>
>> It's a subtle difference but I didn't think that this was anything that
>> I introduced.
>
>If I understand correctly, "Skip" shouldn't appear if the package is already
>installed.  I think the situation has existed all along.  I'll submit a
>patch later today.

It should show up if the installed package is not the same as the one selected
to be installed in the left column.

cgf



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