Some inquiries about cygwin?

Christopher Faylor
Fri Dec 13 07:58:00 GMT 2002

On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 02:21:49PM +0800, wrote:
>1. Can I install and use RedHat's RPM in Cygwin in order to install others
>packages like uClinux?

Not easily.  Cygwin doesn't use RPMs.  Cygwin is just a UNIX emulation.  It
won't run linux software.  You build any tools you need for a cross-compilation

>2. Can I install uClinux in Cygwin to cross-compile it?

Not easily.

>3. Can I install cross-compiler like GNU toolchain for ARM7 (like Lineo's
>product) in Cygwin?

You probably would have to build your own cross-compiler.

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