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From: Jon Turney <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: [ITP] etckeeper 1.18.17-1
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2022 14:02:36 +0100	[thread overview]
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On 29/06/2022 09:12, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> Thinking about it some more, I'm also mildly concerned about the small
> but non-trivial proportion of users who blithely install every package
> available on Cygwin, which I don't think is going to be an issue for
> more-or-less any other *nix distribution.  I don't normally think it's
> worth doing much to actively catering for those users -- I'm generally
> of the opinion that they're making their own misery -- but in this case

Oh no, they share their misery: I sometimes receive emails virtually 
written in green ink moaning about how long installing everything takes.

The solution to that is probably to remove the option to install 
everything from setup, which has sometimes been mooted (or at least put 
it behind a command line option).

  reply	other threads:[~2022-07-02 13:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-06-28 10:58 Christian Franke
2022-06-28 17:41 ` Adam Dinwoodie
2022-06-28 21:09   ` Christian Franke
2022-06-29  7:55     ` Christian Franke
2022-06-29  8:12       ` Adam Dinwoodie
2022-07-02 13:02         ` Jon Turney [this message]
2022-07-02 13:26         ` Christian Franke
2022-07-02 12:34 ` Jon Turney

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