Cygwin Statistics and curiosity
Sun Jan 13 01:49:00 GMT 2019
On 1/11/19 11:15 AM, Lemke, Michael ST/HZA-ZIC2 wrote:
> On Friday, January 11, 2019 3:50 PM David Dombrowsky wrote:
>> On 1/11/19 8:40 AM, E. Madison Bray wrote:
>>> I have often wondered why apt-cyg  hasn't been adopted fully by
>>> Cygwin as one of the default packages (in fact I'm not sure if there
>>> even is an actual cygwin package for apt-cyg), aside from the fact
>>> that it's not formally maintained as part of the cygwin ecosystem.
>>> Maybe it should be.
>> YES PLEASE! Cygwin is awesome and this would put it firmly into the
>> first class of required windows programs/systems.
> It's dead:
Bring Out Yer Dead!
What about package managers that don't interact with cygwin setup? Why
not build `apt-get` et. al. to install to /opt/? Yes I know it would be
a system within a system within a system, but it might be worth a shot.
This, especially if the "cygwin setup" package manager isn't open
source (I thought everything cygwin was, but I guess not).
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