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Re: Cut-down Cygwin on a USB Memory Stick?
On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, zzapper wrote:
> > Hi Y'All
> > Anyone investigated putting a cutdown version of CygWin onto a memory
> > stick (128MB or bigger).
> > What would you need the dlls vim,find,grep,ls etc??
> > zzapper (vim & cygwin & zsh)
> Sure. Google for "Cygwin on CD". Some issues (mostly having to do with
> the read-onlyness of CDs) won't come up with the memory stick, others will
> (/etc/passwd contents, for example). [snip]
Umm, one *very* important issue I forgot to mention (although it probably
would come up in the referenced threads) is interaction with an existing
Cygwin installation. Be careful to not trash that.
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