next net release preliminary info

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Wed Jan 26 08:17:00 GMT 2000


On Wed, Jan 26, 2000 at 01:18:52AM -0800, J Shane Culpepper wrote:
>I would suggest using rpm.  Its been ported to cygwin and a great tool for
>modular installation.  Write an installer based on the rpm development libs
>which can query for available packages much like redhat does.  You could also
>leverage from  the up2date redhat modules written in perl and python (i
>believe) for redhat distributions.  Maybe this is too much work but it would
>be a great distribution scheme.  That way you can always get the latest
>greatest modules for install.  I'm a proud owner of the official 1.0 CD but
>I'd love to be able to get certain things updated without having to always
>build the modules I want.

Are you interested in spearheading this?

cgf


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