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Installing cygwin by manually copying c:\cygwin to another machine
- From: Adrian Maier <adrian dot maier at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 11:00:46 +0200
- Subject: Installing cygwin by manually copying c:\cygwin to another machine
I am looking for a quick and easy way to install cygwin on other computers so
that it contains exactly the packages that i need, other customisations and
other programs built manually.
In order to do that, I have simply zipped the entire c:\cygwin directory ,
put it on a cd, and unzipped it on the other computer.
Unfortunately, this does not seem to be enough ( the cygwin simply doesn't
My question is: what are the settings required by cygwin to operate
normally? ( i guess it needs some environment variables and/or
registry settings ).
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