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Re: Why the rash of people bypassing setup.exe to install?
- From: Robert Citek <rwcitek at alum dot calberkeley dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 13:12:49 -0600
- Subject: Re: Why the rash of people bypassing setup.exe to install?
At 01:26 PM 2/14/2003 -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>So, that experiment was a bad idea. I turned off access again. Yet, I
>still have the feeling that many people are downloading packages
>directly (from mirrors I suppose) and then we get to experience the
>maddening "I downloaded foo and it gives me an error about missing bar.
>What in the world could possibly be the problem????"
They are using apt-get to install Cygwin. :-)
[ wishful thinking ]
Imagine installing, upgrading, and managing a bunch of OpenSource Software
(not just Cygwin) on a Windows machine with 'apt-get.'
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