This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: Locating bzip2 package
On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 06:35:37PM -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Based on my web searches, I don't think I'm the only one thrown by this
>so I think it's appropriate I document it.
>The defacto standard answer to people trying to get bzip2 installed in
>a Cygwin environment seems to be, "it *is* there, did you install it?"
>I think the confusion is not that bzip2 isn't part of the default
>install, but rather it's not located where you expect. There's a nice
>"Archive" section in Cygwin Setup which owns the unzip and zip
>utilities. Most people would expect to find bzip2 with those packages.
>However, people looking for bzip2 will find it's located in "Utils"
>I think it would make more sense to have it up there with the other
>archive utilities, but eh; what do I know? :-P
bzip2 is not an archiving tool. It compresses files. It does not
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Bug reporting: http://cygwin.com/bugs.html