A list of installed packages (no dependencies) -- this may help

Houder houder@xs4all.nl
Sat Jan 3 18:32:00 GMT 2015

>> > Is there in Cygwin a command to recover a list of installed packages chosen by
>> > the user without the dependencies?
>> I replied to your entry in an earlier attempt, but my reply got stuck in the machinery
>> at sourceware.org (my message had a shell script and a .bat file attached).
>> Below (I hope) you will find a script, that may be of help to you ...
>> It computes the "top vertices" of the forest (i.e. the dependency graph), i.e. the pkgs
>> that no other pkg depends on (within the context of a specific installation of Cygwin).
> The cygcheck-dep package contains a script which can find the leaves
> of the dependency graph, along with several other operations.
> Doug Henderson, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Yup, he is right :-)

cygcheck-dep -l shows the same output as "my script" ...

It is all there, folks!


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