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Re: setup.exe - un-attended installation support
On Tue, 13 Dec 2005, René Berber wrote:
> Duane Ellis wrote:
> > The solution I have always found that always works is
> > to supply either a CD image with all the files on it
> > or host the data on a local internal mirror server.
> This plus changing the file setup.ini by setting "category: Base" to all
> the extra packages you need installed will allow your users to use
> setup.exe, don't select anything (is already selected) just finish the
> You do need your own repository or CD to avoid unexpected version
> Just an idea, I haven't tested it.
It should work, but a nicer approach would be to reuse setup's dependency
mechanism and create a dummy package in "Base" that depends on all of the
Oh, and setup's "unattended install" option ("-q") should work once you
have all the needed packages either in "Base" or as dependencies of
"Base". It'll still pop up a window, but shouldn't require any user
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