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Re: setup graphical chooser : how to list orphaned packages ?




On 10/14/2017 12:11 PM, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 14/10/2017 17:31, cyg Simple wrote:
> 
>>>
>>> This is very common.  Suppose you have package A installed, which
>>> requires B.  Package B gets obsoleted by C.  But A still requires B
>>> until someone (usually the maintainer of A) changes this to make A
>>> require C instead.
>>>
>>
>> Maybe a column showing what installed packages are depending on B and a
>> column showing the dependencies for package A would be nice?  It would
>> help clear the confusion anyway.
> 
> 
> the cygcheck-dep package can provide dependencies information,
> I do not see the need for setup to do it
> 

So the information is available just in a different place than where it
should be, the tool I'm using to do the download.  Having a separate
package to tell me the package dependencies isn't very friendly; I might
not have anything installed, certainly not cygcheck-dep and then I have
to learn and remember to use it as a side step of installation.

-- 
cyg Simple

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