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Re: using setup.exe without the mouse?

Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> Hallo Max,
> Am Samstag, 16. August 2003 um 01:17 schriebst du:
>> Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>>> Hallo,
>>> is it possible?
>>> How do I choose e.g. lynx in the chooser (remember: try it without the
>>> mouse pointer)?
>>> Can I use setup from the command line instead?
>>> E.g.
>>> $ setup lynx
>>> or with additional options like -i for 'install from internet', -d for
>>> 'download from internet' and -l for 'local repository' or similar?
>> No, it's not (yet) possible. PTC.
> Hmm, I have an amaurotic user, he cannot use setup.exe because he
> doesn't see the mouse pointer.  Too bad.

> I'm willing to push this feature, is there some documentation besides
> the mail archives or source code?

No, none relevant to this. However, please feel free to ask questions about
the source code on cygwin-apps@.

> Also, I remember that there was documentation about installation
> without setup.exe, but obviously it was removed from the website.
> Would it be possible to have a special website with informations about
> setting up a proper Cygwin installation without setup.exe?  This could
> e.g. be just a hint that this special information is available on
> request.

There is *no* (practical, sane) way to install Cygwin without setup.exe.


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