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Re: How can I list all the software that have been insatlled to cygwin?
Why would you expect Cygwin to be able to magically keep track of something
it hasn't installed? Linux doesn't. 'rpm' doesn't either. So what makes
you think that Cygwin would or should?
At 10:55 PM 3/23/2004, you wrote:
>on my own? cygwin dose not know?It is so bad >:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Igor Pechtchanski" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Cc: "hhw" <email@example.com>
>Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2004 10:27 PM
>Subject: 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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