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Re: install 'cron' packages in cygwin
- From: Christopher Faylor <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 13:25:35 -0500
- Subject: Re: install 'cron' packages in cygwin
- References: <9BA5F91CE7E4D111829200A0C99B3782E4E618@BOSTONMAIL>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 06:00:35PM -0000, Prakriteswar Santikary wrote:
>I checked the output from 'cygcheck -s'. There is an entry called
>'vim' and there is no -src against it, but I don't see any vim.exe
>either under /bin or /sbin or /usr/sbin. When I type 'vim' at the
>dollar prompt, it says 'command not found'. How do I check whether
>'vim' is installed or not ?
The purpose of cygcheck is to determine what has been installed on your
It's hard to conceive of a situation where you ran setup.exe, it seemed
to successfully install the package, and nothing showed up in /bin.
If I had to guess, I'd say that you had just installed the -src packages
somehow and not the binary, possibly by clicking on the source column
and not on the "Skip" column when you ran setup.exe.
I don't know if there is a problem with cygcheck.exe where it is reporting
a binary package being installed when it isn't, but that's my educated
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