Where is patch?

Lennart Borgman lennart.borgman.073@student.lu.se
Thu Dec 15 17:50:00 GMT 2005


Dave Korn wrote:

>  Heh, that's true, although there is a handy trick for the package search:
>since cygwin runs on windows, all executables use the ".exe" ending in cygwin
>packages.  Compare:
>
>http://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/package-grep.cgi?grep=as
>Cygwin Package List
>Search Results
>Found 755 matches for as.
>
>
>http://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/package-grep.cgi?grep=as.exe
>Cygwin Package List
>Search Results
>Found 8 matches for as.exe.
>
>
>  And the answer is that as is the GNU assembler, and it is part of the
>binutils package, which lives under the 'Devel' category in setup.
>  
>
Thanks for this! That trick is so handy in my opinion so it ought to be 
as a tip on the search page right under the search box!

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