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Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 11:08:38 -0400
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: for interest: cygwin rpm on sourceforge
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In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0104021110510.3200-100000@vivaldi.cpe.ku.ac.th>; from ans@beethoven.cpe.ku.ac.th on Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 08:33:02PM +0700

On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 08:33:02PM +0700, Anon Sricharoenchai wrote:
>On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, DJ Delorie wrote:
>>>Why don't make setup a cygwin app ?
>>
>>Setup can't be a cygwin app because cygwin hasn't been installed yet.
>>What happens when cygwin1.dll is itself inside an RPM file?
>>
>>>Anyway, even though setup isn't a cygwin app, it can make call to
>>>rpm.exe (which is a cygwin app) to install RPMs.
>>
>>Ditto.
>
>Can cygwin1.dll be statically linked into setup.exe or rpm.exe ?  Or
>cygwin1.dll may be placed in the same directory with setup.exe or
>rpm.exe, so they can load cygwin1.dll in the setup time.

We have discussed this fairly recently in this mailing list.  I sent
out a pointer yesterday.

cgf

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