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Re: create installation using installed.db
Joshua Daniel Franklin wrote:
> On 4/24/05, Hans Horn wrote:
>> I'd like to create a distribution media that allows my group to do
>> custom offline installations of cygwin.
>> I want this distribution to contain EXACTLY what is currently
>> installed on a master machine, plus ALL the corresponding src
> Sounds like you want to just copy the whole tree from c:\cygwin\ (or
> wherever) to another machine. Use mount to dump your mount table to a
> batch file and run that on the target machine. Viola.
> setup.exe will not do what you want since packages available are a
> moving target--there's no way to guarantee certain versions.
It really doesn't matter how it's done, as long as it works.
Could you explain in a little more detail how I'd use mount for this and
what that batch file is meant to contain.
thx a lot,
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