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RE: downloading cygwin from linux
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Robb, Sam" <sam dot robb at timesys dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 13:00:29 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: downloading cygwin from linux
- References: <3D848382FB72E249812901444C6BDB1D022F5189@exchange.timesys.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 19 Apr 2005, Robb, Sam wrote:
> > From: Igor Pechtchanski
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 12:33 PM
> > To: community help
> > Cc: cygwin@XXXXXX.XXX
> > Subject: Re: downloading cygwin from linux
> > On Tue, 19 Apr 2005, community help wrote:
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > I tried to download cygwin from a linux machine but
> > > with no success. Is there any way to download every
> > > thing at a time and install it later on a windows
> > > machine?
> > > I'm trying to download cygwin from work where i have a
> > > linux system and i want to install it at home where i
> > > have windows but no internet connection.
> > >
> > > PS: executing setup.exe in linux does not work. So
> > > there must be an other way.
> > Two possibilities immediately spring to mind: WINE or BEER (bring
> > everything employing rsync). Both are untested.
> > Igor
> You could also try mkcygwget:
> I use it under Linux, and it works just fine.
Heh, and what is an alcohol-related acronym for that one? :-)
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