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Re: Parallel downloading of Cygwin packages
On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 01:28:34PM +1100, Chris Cormie wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> I'd like the installer to use a more intuitive UI, be more capable of
>> running from the command line, and be able to handle RPMs.
>(Command line installer project.)
>Doesn't handle RPMs, only Cygwin packages. Does have a apt-get style
>interface. I'm thinking RPM support is a bit beside the point?
Nope. A real package manager would be very nice.
>A binary RPM from a different distro won't work, packages usually need
> Cygwin -- that's all part of the Cygwin package system.
>If you only need to install specific packages, setup.exe has you covered:
>$./setup-1.7.exe -q -P joe
I'm very well aware of setup's capabilities. I am one of the authors
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