SETUP: In-use files have been replaced

Herb Martin
Wed Oct 19 19:33:00 GMT 2005

Chris Taylor
> > All I wish to do is make Setup aware of this if it
> > is possible.  
> > 
> > For now, I must (carefully) ensure that setup doesn't
> > overwrite my "good" version with the default.
> If you reinstalled all of exim, you don't really need the cygwin
> version.. So you want to edit the /etc/setup/installed.db and 
> give it an
> artificially high number, say 99.999, as the installed 
> version of exim.
> This will stop cygwin from ever overwriting your installation of exim
> (unless the version ever gets higher than that.. unlikely in our
> lifetimes to be honest)
> Chris

Thank you Chris, that is precisely the information
I was seeking.

Herb Martin

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