[osgeo4w-dev] Re: [osgeo4w] #61: Dependencies not automatically selected

OSGeo4W trac_osgeo4w at osgeo.org
Tue Mar 31 18:02:41 EDT 2009

#61: Dependencies not automatically selected
Reporter:  cnielsen  |        Owner:  osgeo4w-dev at lists.osgeo.org
    Type:  defect    |       Status:  new                        
Priority:  major     |    Component:  Installer                  
 Version:            |   Resolution:                             
Keywords:  grass     |  
Comment (by cnielsen):

 I finally managed to reproduce this (accidentally). I was deleting the
 osgeo4w tree '''as I opened''' the installer to re-install from scratch.
 Presumably some file got deleted as it was being used, or written and then
 erased, etc. By restoring the /osgeo4w/etc and /osgeo4w/var directories
 from the trash I managed to reverse the effect, and by copying those
 folders to another affected computer I was able to fix that one too. I'm
 still not sure which file in those folders was responsible, or why erasing
 the entire osgeo4w tree (without starting the installer) did not fix the

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/ticket/61#comment:6>
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