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From: Christopher Faylor <>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xorg-server-1.10.3-1
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 05:11:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 07:25:50PM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
>Jon TURNEY wrote:
>> The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin distribution:
>> *** xorg-server-1.10.3-1
>> *** xorg-server-dmx-1.10.3-1
>	How can I install 'just' those packages (from the command
>	The GUI has no option to only install 1 package --
>it selects ALL, (100's of my packages want updates, but when I tried I
>tried it last, I ended up with a completely non-function cygwin setup
>(no bash, nada..., thank goddess I had a backup...)
>	So now now, I tried going through and unselecting, but there
>were too many and my wrists gave out.....and of course the GUI has
>not KB-accelerators like shift-minus to unselect all, that I could find.
>	Any easy way to cherry pick packages to install rather than being
>forced fed entire updates all at once?
>the cmd line 'setup' claims to allow you to install, one package, but
>then it went through the whole gui process and still had all the other
>default packages installed!....

If you ran setup.exe and it deleted bash then there is something very
seriously wrong with either your system or setup.exe.

I know where my money would go if I was betting on which of the above
was more likely.


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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-07-19 14:58 Jon TURNEY
2011-07-20  2:26 ` Eliot Moss
2011-07-20 15:58   ` Jon TURNEY
2011-07-20 16:43     ` Eliot Moss
2011-07-21  5:16       ` Jon TURNEY
2011-07-20  4:57 ` Linda Walsh
2011-07-20  5:11   ` Christopher Faylor [this message]
2011-07-20 15:00     ` Linda Walsh
2011-07-20 17:04   ` Jon TURNEY
2011-07-21 14:06     ` cygwin

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