[ITP] Questions

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Fri Nov 18 16:14:00 GMT 2005

On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 04:48:34PM +0100, Tim O'Callaghan wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 10:05:07AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 03:14:59PM +0100, Tim O'Callaghan wrote:
>>>I was thinking about the current distro method, its probably a stupid
>>>question, but i was wondering why don't you support, or have tools to
>>>convert rpm/dpkg type build packages?  Cygwin seems to have native rpm
>>>& dpkg tools and most source packages have a 'dist' type target...
>>There's no mystery here.  We're all just mean SOBs who like to make
>>things as hard as possible for people.
>I thought as much.
>>What other reason could there be for the lack of existence of something
>>in a free software project?
>Lack of someone bothered enough by the problem to do anything about it,
>is the usual reason ;)



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