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Re: name for the port

On Mon, 17 Dec 2001 19:51:07 James Mastros wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, Mark Paulus wrote:
> > 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.  
> In that case, you need to explicitly mark that dependency in apt and
> dpkg's debian/control files, and install cygwin in our installer (or tell
> the user to, like we do now, before we make an installer).

shouldn't it be enough by setting cygwin as an Essential package?

since dpkg is already essential, it means that every GNU/win32 system
will need cygwin installed.


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