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Re: Minimum Install for Executable Distrubution

Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> * Charles Krug (03-02-24 23:38 +0100)
>> We've built the gcc/as/ld toolset as a cross compiler to the Altavec
>> PowerPC.  We've been using it internally for a couple of weeks.
>> Those of us with full developer Cygwin installations can run the
>> program with no problems.
>> We'd like to be able to distribute a minimal package to everyone here
>> who needs the cross compile capability.
>> [Detailed stuff]
>> I BELIEVE the correct course of action would be to do a default
>> Cygwin install
> Not "default", but "Base".

Since "default" is "Base", there's little point in distinguishing.

>> and then distribute our cross development toolset.  Would there be
>> any problems doing it that way?
> Did you try?
>> Most important (to me), is there a Cygwin tool for assembling the
>> correct packages?
> Yes, "setup.exe".

No, he said assembling, not installing.
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