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Re: CygWine 1.0 Beta -- an new cygwin package manager
I'd rather see the common code put into a library (and available in
both cygwin and mingw flavors). Then it would be pretty easy to
have a Cygwin::Setup perl extension and command line tools using it.
(Substitute your other glue language of choice as desired.)
On Thu, February 12, 2009 10:17 am, Dave Korn wrote:
> I'm taking a quick browse through the code. I see that you've based it
> on chunks of the core setup.exe code, somewhat refactored and
> restructured. I wonder if we couldn't merge the two codebases, in such a
> way that there's one common 'setup engine' with a couple of alternative
> GUI front-ends; that might
> be a neat way to fix up all the missing features and make sure there is
> thoroughly consistent behaviour between the two different installers.
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