setup alternatives using RPM

Jason Pyeron
Thu Jun 23 08:23:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, Brian Dessent wrote:

> <snip> This means you
> won't be able to install/remove any of those packages with rpm because
> it's impossible to replace in-use files under Windows and rpm does not
> know how to do it the windows-way.

so the cygwin rpm needs to be patched to use MOVEFILE_DELAY_UNTIL_REBOOT.

The MoveFileEx function with the MOVEFILE_DELAY_UNTIL_REBOOT flag lets you 
move, replace, or delete files and directories currently being used.

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