[Patch] setup.exe - no skip/keep option buggyness

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Tue Oct 2 21:00:00 GMT 2001

Robert Collins wrote:

> There was an earlier thread on skip vs keep, and what they mean.
> It was on cyg-apps IIRC.

That's fine, I half recall the thread and at the time didn't have time to
voice an opinion.  I know skip is intended for the not-installed packages
and keep is intended for the already-installed packages.  However, in the
current invocation skip is relative to both and IMO should still be relative
to both.  Skip for the not-installed means leave it not-installed (i.e.:
leave it as is) and skip for the already-installed means don't update what I
have (i.e.: leave it as is).  Setup does this now, there isn't a coding
change for it.  IMHO, keep should be removed in favor of skip.  As I said,
it may be too late to say anything but...

> Rob
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Earnie Boyd" <earnie_boyd@yahoo.com>
> ...
> > I've just downloaded with the current setup.exe and said "skip" to all
> > items I didn't want to bother at this time.  It worked properly.  If
> it's
> > not too late I'd like to say, just scrap the keep in favor of skip.


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