[PATCH] Setup Chooser integration

Gary R. Van Sickle g.r.vansickle@worldnet.att.net
Wed Apr 3 21:51:00 GMT 2002

> >>Likewise, if you click ash off, up pops a window listing everything
> >>that depends on ash, with an addiotnal message of "Warning: removing
> >>ash will cause these packages to be removed as well.
> >>
> >
> >This does make quite a bit of sense to me.  But wouldn't MessageBox()
> >or something akin to it be a better fit to the task?  The only possible
> >user input here would be "Yes, remove ash and everything dependent on
> >it" and "Cancel", and the only output a list of package names.
> Actually, I think that automatically removing dependencies is not a good
> idea.  If I select binutils specifically, then select gcc, then uninstall
> gcc, I would probably be annoyed to see binutils disappear.
> cgf

I took it to mean the opposite - if you uninstalled *binutils*, it would
uninstall gcc because gcc depends on them.  But on further reflection I'm no
longer sure even that is desirable.  If I uninstall ash, should say make get
deleted even though I have bash as sh?

Gary R. Van Sickle
Brewer.  Patriot.

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