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Re: wise way to install cygwin packages
On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 6:40 PM, Ken Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Oct 2009 00:49:45 -0400
> "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 10/08/2009 12:25 AM, Ken Jackson wrote:
>> > It would be great to have a command-line package management tool.
>> > For example, if yum were ported to Cygwin, for the case you cite,
>> > you could do this:
>> > $ yum remove PA PB
>> I believe the current answer to both of these needs is the setup
>> program for the upcoming Cygwin 1.7 release
>> <http://cygwin.com/setup-1.7.exe>. 'setup-1.7.exe -h' shows you the
>> command line options and has a convenient '-P' switch to allow you
>> to specify the packages you want to install.
> This is a step in the right direction. ?But the gui still pops up.
> And it doesn't look as capable as yum or urpmi or apt-get.
I agree. Only has a '-P' won't solve my problem.
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