Re: dpkg available
See, I told you I would forget something important.... Ignore the
dpkg-source. Just copy off the dpkg.exe and dpkg-deb.exe....
As far as root, there are several options, depending upon your machine
architecture. On my winxp and/or Win2K machines, I actually manipulated
my administrator accounts in /etc/passwd & /etc/group to make them respond as
root, and then I telnet back to my box, and login as root. On my Win98/ME
box, I mangled my default account in /etc/passwd and /etc/group so that my
normal account was always identified as root. You have to create a /home/root
account, but I chose to soft-link /home/root to it's "parent" account (administrator,
I wish I could help more, but I understand it enough to get my machine to accept/work
with it, but probably not enough to write a definitive guide.
On Tue, 20 Nov 2001 16:50:56 +0000, Julien Gilles wrote:
>"Mark Paulus" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> cp /usr/bin/dpkg.exe /usr/bin/dpkg-deb.exe /usr/bin/dpkg-source to a
>> directory that is first in your path (e.g., I have /sbin first, so I copy them there).
>dpkg-source is missing.
>$ ls /usr/bin/dpkg*
>/usr/bin/dpkg-deb.exe /usr/bin/dpkg-split.exe /usr/bin/dpkg.exe
>$ tar ztvf ~/dpkg-1.9.18_w32.nondebbin.tar.gz |grep dpkg-source
>> login as root (Important, since I have not disabled any of the root checks)
>What do you mean ? root = Administrator on WinNT ?
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