Moving forward from cygwinports

Wayne Barron
Tue Apr 4 17:59:00 GMT 2017

I know that Cygwin and Cygport are not the same.
I was asking if you could perhaps share information on how to properly
install Cygport.

I downloaded it from here.

In the Cygwin, it had a Windows 32 or 64-bit installer.
This does not come with such.

On Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 12:08 PM, Yaakov Selkowitz <> wrote:
> On 2017-04-04 05:38, Chris Davies wrote:
>> As an example, my use case is Perl-DBD-Sybase from about three weeks
>> ago, which works beautifully but is not in the main repository. Short of
>> moving to a Linux-based platform I'm now not sure how to proceed. Could
>> someone enlighten me, please?
> You could try building it yourself:
> You'll need cygport, perl, and libsybdb-devel.  If it weren't for that
> patch, you could also just install it from cpan.
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> Yaakov
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