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Re: special install

On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, J. David Boyd wrote:

> "Calman, Jack" <Jack.Calman@XXXXXX.XXX> writes:

<>, now with more reasons.

> > Hi,
> >
> >  Our group is interested in installing cygwin on a group of classified
> > computers that are not connected to the internet. Would you please tell me
> > how to download what I need from the internet. Then I'll put it on a CD,
> > carry it into the classified room, and then install on the computers there.
> >
> >  Thanks,
> >  - Jack Calman
> After you have a working installation on any computer, you can zip and
> copy the C:\CYGWIN directory.  It is totally self contained, and
> should work fine anywhere.

Barring insignificant things like OS incompatibilities (e.g., the /etc/*
symlinks), the contents of /etc/passwd and /etc/group, and ownership modes
and permissions (just to give a few examples).  IMO, it's always better to
do a clean install on each machine.
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