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Re: wise way to install cygwin packages
On Thu, 08 Oct 2009 00:49:45 -0400
"Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 10/08/2009 12:25 AM, Ken Jackson wrote:
> > It would be great to have a command-line package management tool.
> > For example, if yum were ported to Cygwin, for the case you cite,
> > you could do this:
> > $ yum remove PA PB
> I believe the current answer to both of these needs is the setup
> program for the upcoming Cygwin 1.7 release
> <http://cygwin.com/setup-1.7.exe>. 'setup-1.7.exe -h' shows you the
> command line options and has a convenient '-P' switch to allow you
> to specify the packages you want to install.
This is a step in the right direction. But the gui still pops up.
And it doesn't look as capable as yum or urpmi or apt-get.
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