Re: Source code
On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 3:30 PM, Nikita V. Youshchenko <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 04:55:52PM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
>> > On Tue, 04 Jan 2011, Stephen Grant Brown wrote:
>> > > I would like to install dpkg under Windows Vista.
>> > This is almost certainly going to be an exercise in pain.
>> For building it, maybe, but not for getting it prebuilt. Cygwin ports
>> has a version:
>> (From ftp://sourceware.org/pub/cygwinports/portslist.txt)
>> dpkg 188.8.131.52-1
> Some years ago there was an attempt to port Debian to windows kernel. If I
> remember correctly, blocking problem was that windows does not allow to
> replace opened files, which dpkg deeply depends on.
Renaming open files works, so that should no longer be a problem.