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RE: How to install customised version of cygwin
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- To: "hugo" <hugo at fractalgraphics dot com dot au>
- Cc: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 17:21:31 +1000
- Subject: RE: How to install customised version of cygwin
> -----Original Message-----
> From: hugo [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 4:32 PM
> Hi Robert
> Thanks for your reply. However, I do not want to compile from
> source - there is no need for that. All I would like to do is
> include XFree86, Tk800.23.1 and Tk:Filedialog in my cygwin
> distribution, plus a few perl utilities I wrote myself.
Sure. You wanted to know what setup.exe does. The most accurate list is
the source code itself.
> At present this involves several steps:
> 1. Using setup.exe to install cygwin;
> 2. Downloading XFree86, unzipping extract.exe and running the
> Xinstall.sh script;
This can be done via setup.exe as well.
> 3. Downloading Tk800.23.1, then running
> perl Makefile.PL, make, make test and make install;
Make a package, you could even contribute it back to cygwin. See
http://www.cygwin.com/setup.html. Also see the cygwin-apps archives.
> 4. Copying over the perl utilities I have from my source
> location to /usr/local/bin.
> I would like to reduce the above steps to a single-step
Which can be done via a extra setup.ini and a local webserver.
> is really what I am after.
And you have been answered. The details are also in this lists archives.
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