for interest: cygwin rpm on sourceforge
Tue Apr 3 06:28:00 GMT 2001
On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, DJ Delorie wrote:
> > Why don't make setup a cygwin app ?
> Setup can't be a cygwin app because cygwin hasn't been installed yet.
> What happens when cygwin1.dll is itself inside an RPM file?
> > Anyway, even though setup isn't a cygwin app, it can make call to rpm.exe
> > (which is a cygwin app) to install RPMs.
Can cygwin1.dll be statically linked into setup.exe or rpm.exe ?
Or cygwin1.dll may be placed in the same directory with setup.exe or
rpm.exe, so they can load cygwin1.dll in the setup time.
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