Re: name for the port
Ok, except for one small problem/issue. The versions of
apt and dpkg that I am building are NOT native wintel apps.
They are being porting with/to the cygwin environment, and
as such, will NOT run if cygwin is not installed. I don't know
about you, but I for one, and not interested in duplicating the
man-years of work that the cygwin developers have already
invested by trying to create a native port of apt/dpkg,
On Sat, 15 Dec 2001 00:46:45 +0100, smoerk wrote:
>but cygwin could also be a debian package. if a package depends on
>cygwin, the cygwin package will automatically installed.
>On Fri, 14 Dec 2001 07:51:22 -0700, Mark Paulus wrote:
>>They could only coexist if you are running cygwin. However,
>>in the case where someone gets a native win32 port
>>of dpkg/apt running, then you would have a case where
>>folks would NOT be able to run cygwinized packages within their
>>environment, and so they shouldn't be able to grab the
>>>couldn't native and cygwin ports coexist in the same port? does it make
>>>sense to have two versions of a program?
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