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Re: Find tool contained in unknown pkg
First off, thanks posters for the responses
"Dave Korn" <email@example.com> writes:
> Since 'id' on its own might give you too many matches, it's worth mentioning
> the handy trick that (this being 'doze not linux really) the full name of the
> program is of course 'id.exe'.
> That narrows it down sufficiently...
Yes Nice.... Thank you
Igor Peshansky <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Ah, but this will not match scripts or symlinks. Since most executables
> live in something that ends in "bin", and the package search page supports
> full perl regular expressions, you can do
Also nice... both are really nice tips
"Jerry D. Hedden" <email@example.com> writes:
I figured something basic... but in a moment I'll explain why it
appeared to be missing.
firstname.lastname@example.org (Eric Blake) writes:
>> I've just installed a very minimal cygwin. I noticed the `id' tool is
>> not present
> A little too minimal, I would say. id is part of coreutils, which is
> a Base package, and as such, it should be part of every working
> cygwin installation. You may want to run 'cygcheck -c' to see
> which packages are incomplete, and should be reinstalled using
Not too minimal just too dumb on my part.
It was nothing more serious than path not getting setup to point to
C:/cygwin as `/'.
I'm not sure why that would happen, but I may have left out some basic
step in there.... I trashed an old install then ran a new one and
didn't really read up on the proper steps for a cygwin install.
> Also, following the directions here
>> Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Ahh yes sorry. But it turns out to be operator error thru and thru.
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