Wed May 20 10:08:00 GMT 2009
Markus Wenke wrote:
> In early versions of cygwin, I've used "dialog" for some scripts.
> Now I want to start the script and "dialog" is not installed on the
> current cygwin version.
> I tried to install it with Cygwin-setup, but I can't find a packet
> named "dialog".
> Which packet do I have to install for dialog?
For this sort of question, you can either use the package search at
http://cygwin.com/packages/ or simply use cygcheck:
$ cygcheck -p dialog.exe
Found 2 matches for dialog.exe.
tetex-bin/tetex-bin-2.0.2-15 The TeX text formatting system
tetex-bin/tetex-bin-3.0.0-3 The TeX text formatting system
In this case however, tetex-bin does not contain dialog.exe but
tcdialog.exe. That file does seem to be dialog.exe by a different name
though, so you might want to add "alias dialog=tcdialog" to ~/.bashrc
This might be a packaging bug: typing "man tcdialog" brings up the
dialog(1) man page, which suggests that something is not quite right.
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