OT:RE: CD-based distribution (was Another website....)
Thu Aug 13 01:36:00 GMT 1998
#Well, I couldn't really say anything about the Debian tools since I've
#never used the Debian distribution, only RedHat and Slackware. The rpm
#port to cygwin32 that I have seen is solid, and works fine with source
#rpms (haven't tried binary so don't quote me on this :).
I said InstallShield because I thought that this was the best installer from a
Win32 level. Does 'rpm' etc work at the Win32 level, otherwise it's worse
than useless for the initial install.
Of course, it should go without saying that the package should be able to
be uninstalled cleanly, (leaving not a trace of itself on the system).
Apologies for my lack of knowledge.
More information about the Cygwin