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RE: Installation from locally stored packages
- From: <kevin dot lawton at bt dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 18:43:47 -0000
- Subject: RE: Installation from locally stored packages
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor
> Sent: 26 November 2003 18:32
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Installation from locally stored packages
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 02:48:08PM -0000, Vince Hoffman wrote:
> >Actually at least 1/2 of the mirror sites allow downloading via FTP.
> >(and some via rsync too)
> I'm sure that it is much more than 1/2 but it doesn't matter anyway.
> Just use wget or curl to download the files.
- and 'wget' runs on ?
> >if you know what you are doing and keep the directory structure its
> >entirely possible. have a google on site:cygwin.com cygwin install
> >from cd or similar to find previous discussions.
> Right. The initial poster couldn't have searched too hard if they
> couldn't find this since it seems to come up every couple of weeks.
Really ? I must improve my lurking skills - I can't recall having seen a request for help downloading Cygwin via a Linux machine before. Maybe the OP's request isn't as unusual as I first thought !
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