Blocking a base package from installing

Achim Gratz
Thu Oct 6 17:37:00 GMT 2016

Chris Sutcliffe writes:
> I'm using a self compiled vim, so I uninstalled vim-minimal.  Every
> time I run setup to get the latest updates, setup attempts to
> reinstall vim-minimal - is there a way to make setup ignore
> vim-minimal?

Yes, at least two.

1. Build a proper package and give it a higher version number than
Cygwin's own Vim.  

2. Fake the installation of vim-minimal in /etc/setup/installed.db and
give that fake installation some high version number.

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