To search and download a package missed from Cygwin I need to run setup.exe GUI each time, click many times and do other boring things.
Is there a way to do the same from Cygwin's command line directly? Like apt-get tools do.
Take a look here:
Aside from the other things, it gives the following list of options to
To search for a package, per:
you can use
which produces output like (example from above site):
An alternate solution would be to use the
This performs an unattended upgrade of all cygwin components
You should reboot after the upgrade is completed to prevent cygwin apps from misbehaving due to upgraded cygwin1.dll
--no-desktop Disable creation of desktop shortcut
--no-shortcuts Disable creation of desktop and start menu
--no-startmenu Disable creation of start menu shortcut
--quiet-mode Unattended setup mode
The location for Cygwin's setup seems to have changes and split. Now you need either