On 19/09/2016 10:48, Fergus wrote:
> About 18% of the lines in my /etc/setup/installed.db end in " 1", the rest
> i.e. large majority end in " 0".
> Running setup does NOT attempt to re-install the packages identified by "
> 0". 
> (Strange - that's exactly what I thought it would do ...)  
> The set-up seems to possess full functionality.
> Can anybody explain / interpret the different endings?

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=cygwin-apps/setup.git;a=commitdiff;h=f6d6c600edffdb83a57ed13384e38a504fdc366b
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=cygwin-apps/setup.git;a=blob;f=package_db.cc;h=eb7ff6b5d1d15def09a1ebff837986e2e3ea3290;hb=HEAD#l159

Packages which aren't installed aren't recorded in installed.db (hence the 
name).  This hasn't changed.

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