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Re: How can I list all the software that have been insatlled to cygwin?

On Tue, 23 Mar 2004, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

> On Mon, 22 Mar 2004, Larry Hall wrote:
> > At 11:48 PM 3/22/2004, you wrote:
> > >I tested rpm -q -a,and nothing was found.
> > >
> > >Mostly I compile the source code with make.

Upon re-reading the OP's message, I'd like to clarify that the method
below will only track packages installed via Cygwin's setup program.  If
you use "make install", you're on your own.

> > >So how can I found those installed apps(like add/remove in windows)?
> >
> > 'rpm' only keeps track of packages installed via 'rpm'.  Cygwin's setup
> > program doesn't currently support that format or use of 'rpm' explicitly
> > or otherwise.  To find the packages and the versions that setup has
> > installed for you, you can use 'cygcheck -s'.  See 'man cygcheck' for
> > all the options.
> > --
> > Larry Hall
> Actually, "cygcheck -cd" will suffice.
> If just a "cygcheck -c" is used, cygcheck will also do some rudimentary
> integrity checking on the packages (i.e., verifies that all the files are
> present).  If a "-v" is given, it will also list the missing files.  Note
> that due to a non-standard postinstall procedure, some packages (notably
> "apache") *will* show up as incomplete.
>         Igor

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