search and install packages via bash?

Ulli Horlacher
Thu Jul 8 08:45:56 GMT 2021

Is it possible from an interactive bash to search for cygwin packages (by
substring match) and install them?

I tried "/setup-x86_64.exe -h" but cannot see any options for it.

In the past I used apt-cyg for this task, but it is depreciated and it
does not work any more.

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