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Re: Command-line options for setup.exe
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Max Bowsher <maxb at ukf dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 16:56:54 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Command-line options for setup.exe
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 25 Feb 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > There is even a patch outstanding that
> > adds a "--help" option to list all available options:
> > <http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2003-02/msg00000.html> (with one
> > caveat: setup has to be built as a Cygwin app from source for you to
> > see console output).
> No, building it as a MinGW app is fine.
> But it must be run from a CYGWIN=tty shell.
Oh, ok. I don't use "tty" myself, so I needed it built as a Cygwin app.
Could it, perhaps, pop up a dialog box instead if stdout is not available?
Is there any way of detecting whether output to stdout will be seen?
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