Why does setup insist on trying to install colordiff?

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Thu Feb 28 15:54:00 GMT 2008

On 28 February 2008 15:05, Jerry D. Hedden wrote:

>>   It's a minor bug, there is no workaround at the moment apart from to
>>  manually set the package to "Skip" in the chooser.  Frankly it's a hundred
>>  times quicker and easier to just let it install, the package is tiny.
> My problem is that colordiff requires Perl, and I build my own version
> of Perl and don't want it downloaded via setup.exe.  Hence why I
> brought it up.

  Oh, ouch.  Maybe until we get this sorted out we should remove the

> What is the bug?
> Where is the mandatory/optional flags for modules?

  Nobody's quite sure where exactly the bug is yet, but how it's /supposed/ to
work is that everything in the "Base" category is mandatory, and everything
else is optional.

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