Cygwin package management

Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Mon Dec 27 15:38:00 GMT 2004

Michel Van den Bergh writes:

> 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.

Cygwin package management is quite simple, it's just setup.ini with
dependencies pointing to tarballs, and an installed file database. I
hacked a simple python script to query isnstalled packages and handle


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter       |

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