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Re: Can RPM packages be installed into Cygwin?
On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 09:13:20PM +0800, De-Jian Zhao wrote:
>On 2012-4-17 13:58, Linda Walsh wrote:
>Thank you, Linda. When I saw the error message after installing some
>packages to satisfy the dependencies, I was wondering why the rpm
>package still complained about the already installed packages. I was
>not aware that cygwin and rpm were not sharing the 'database'. Thank
>you for making it clear to me.I will try the src.rpm when I am free.
So with all of the back and forth about this, you never realized that
Cygwin's setup.exe doesn't use RPM? Wow. Wasn't the fact that there
are no .rpm files in the distribution a big enough clue?
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