A Cygwin command line package manager.
cyg-apt allows you to install and remove packages on the Cygwin command line, and provides other package management functions.
xz(should be installed with Cygwin by default)
Briefly the following commands should build, test and install this package.
$ make $ make test $ make install
INSTALL.md file for more detailed instructions.
cyg-apt is similar to
apt-get. You can use it to install and remove packages (and more) from the Cygwin command prompt:
$ cyg-apt install gdb ... $ gdb (gdb) $ cyg-apt remove gdb
cyg-apt --help or
man cyg-apt to see all commands and options:
Usage: cyg-apt [OPTION]... COMMAND [PACKAGE]... Commands: setup : create cyg-apt configuration file, it overwrite with -f option update : fetch current package database from mirror ball : print tarball name download : download package (only, do not install) filelist : list files installed by given packages find : find package containing file help : this help message install : download and install packages with dependencies list : list installed packages md5 : check md5 sum of cached package against database missing : print missing dependencies for package new : list new (upgradable) packages in distribution purge : uninstall packages and delete from cache remove : uninstall packages requires : print requires: for package search : search all package descriptions for string show : print package description source : download source package upgrade : all installed packages url : print tarball url version : print installed version Options: -d, --download download only -h, --help show brief usage -m, --mirror=URL use mirror -t, --dist=NAME set dist name (curr, test, prev) -x, --no-deps ignore dependencies -s, --regexp search as regex pattern -f, --nobarred add/remove packages cyg-apt depends on -X, --no-verify do not verify setup.ini signatures -y, --nopostinstall do not run postinstall scripts -z, --nopostremove do not run preremove/postremove scripts -q, --quiet loggable output - no progress indicator
Cyg-apt is an open source, community-driven project. All code contributions - including those of people having commit access - must go through a pull request and be approved by a core developer before being merged. This is to ensure proper review of all the code.
If you would like to help, take a look at the list of issues.
CONTRIBUTING.md file for more detailed instructions.
The original cyg-apt was written by Jan Nieuwenhuizen firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a list of authors, please see the