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Re: setup - duplicating cygwin

Hi Igor,

> Ugh, top-posting...  Reformatted.

Oops - sorry.  Some people prefer it :-( Does not include me actually.
It gets a little hard to follow if it's not consistent.

> On Wed, 17 May 2006, Jim Easton wrote:
> > > From:	"Dave Korn" <dave.korn@XXXXXX.XXX>
> <>.  Thanks.

Oops really sorry this time.  I knew better - I just didn't notice
it.  I will endevour to do better in the future.  :-(

> > > On 16 May 2006 09:20, Jim Easton wrote:
> > I should clarify.  I have no problem with loading new versions of
> > things, what I was after was a way of priming setup with the list of
> > names at the "Select packages" step.
> Jim, in that case you're looking for /etc/setup/installed.db with all
> version numbers replaced by "0.0-0".  Just place it into
> c:\cygwin\etc\setup on the target machine, and run setup normally,
> clicking "Next" all the way through.

Hey great!  Thank you very much, I even found the file.  :-)   My but
there's a lot of stuff in there (I must remember my home directory too).

> FWIW, we should probably have a "dump bundle" function in setup to allow
> creating files like this.  Eventually...

Well, if the above works don't sweat it.
I'm also going to include it in my backups.

> HTH,

Me too.  I will give it a try but that won't be for a couple of weeks
- I'll let you know how it goes.

Thanks again.


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