Cygwin package management

Igor Pechtchanski
Mon Dec 27 14:48:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, 27 Dec 2004, Michel Van den Bergh wrote:

> Hi,
> I am learning cygwin package management. Something I don't
> know how to do is how to install a binary package from
> ***within cygwin***, i.e. the equivalent of rpm -i..
> Can somebody enlighten me?

Use the same 'setup.exe' tool that you used to install Cygwin.  You should
be aware that there is a "release candidate" version of setup.exe at
<> that's looking for testers.
P.S. Please start a new thread if asking unrelated questions, instead of
following up to an existing thread (this applies to both of your
postings today).
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