Cygwin package management

Michel Van den Bergh
Mon Dec 27 14:57:00 GMT 2004

Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

>On Mon, 27 Dec 2004, Michel Van den Bergh wrote:
>>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.  
Thanks for the quick reply!

I am sorry for being ignorant but setup.exe is a GUI program isn't it?
I was looking for a simple command line tool like rpm that is executable 
from a script.

>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).
Sorry about that!


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