Compiling dpkg

Christopher Faylor
Thu Sep 21 02:01:00 GMT 2006

On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 06:56:00PM -0700, Brian Dessent wrote:
>Dave Korn wrote:
>>However, whether dpkg will actually do anything useful for you is
>>another question.  Debian packages don't work on cygwin and cygwin
>>packages aren't issued in debian format...
>He seems to be resolute in his goal to get dpkg/dselect to do something
>useful under Cygwin even though it's been pointed out to him numerous
>times that it cannot possibly.
>So, can we please remove dpkg now from the distro?

Yep.  Done.  I've completely removed it.

Now who wants to tell him?  :-)


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