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Re: How to install dpkg package in Cygwin OS on i686 computer

On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 10:24:23AM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Nov 2010 13:51:10 +0800, guojiang wu wrote:
> > When I installed dpkg-1.14.29 in Cygwin system on an i686 computer, the
> > following information was
> > displayed:
> > "checking dpkg cpu type... i386
> > configure: WARNING: I686 not found in cputable checking dpkg operating
> > system type...  cygwin configure: WARNING: cygwin not found in ostable"
> >  My installation is not successful.Could dpkg package be install in
> >  cygwin?
> Hmmm, maybe you get more responses in Cygwin mailing list :-?
> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/
> It seems your win environment (cygwin) and your arch (I686) are not being 
> recognized by the package itself and quits. There are some tricks to 
> bypass this checking in a pure Debian installation but I'm not sure how 
> this will work under cygwin.

Actually, there is no dpkg package in the official cygwin repo, but
there is one in cygwinports¹ which is actively mantained.


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