Moving forward from cygwinports

Brian Inglis
Tue Apr 4 18:56:00 GMT 2017

On 2017-04-04 12:06, Vince Rice wrote:
>> On Apr 4, 2017, at 12:58 PM, Wayne Barron wrote:
>>> 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.
>>> 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.
> You didn't have to download it from anywhere. Cygport is a Cygwin 
> package, it can/should be installed from Cygwin's setup.

Also calm if you want to maintain local or ports repos and install with 

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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