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Re: Installing cygwin by manually copying c:\cygwin to another machine
Adrian Maier wrote:
On 1/16/06, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <email@example.com> wrote:
I think the key word there is "does not yet *support*". Run setup
--help from a command prompt, and setup will output a list of its
command line options into setup.log.full. Play with running it using
them on a previously prepared local download directory, with
non-default packages included either by changing setup.ini to add
"Base" to their category or adding a dummy mirror directory with a
setup.ini having a dummy package that has category Base and requires
the other packages you want.
I see: this functionality is in development and therefore is well hidden
for the moment. It's a shame that it's not clearly documented .
setup --help displays nothing for me
I suspect this is a cmd.exe or win2000 - related problem ,
because i have seen the same happening with other programs as well
Please re-read what Yitzchak said - it outputs the list of options into
Just for emphasis, I'll say that again: *setup.log.full*
Open that for the options.
In fact, it also puts them in setup.log
The options you want are -L, -q, and -l, which are Install from local
directory, quiet installation (unattended), and local package directory,
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