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Re: Installer tasks
Dave Korn wrote:
This is why most people recommend just copying across the local packages
dir, and running setup.exe on the new machine telling it to "install from
local package dir". There's a fairly open-ended and underspecified list of
things you'd have to fix up manually if you try to copy the whole install
Thanks for the feedback.
I have a script which so far does:
* Adds some users and messes with their rights
* Redoes password files
* Adds some services
* Fixes permissions across the whole file tree
* Starts said services
I did originally try and package the whole install up as an MSI, but
it's just a horrible tool and I gave up.
On two of the hosts that I have installed this on there are the problems
with slow fork()'s (see my other thread), so I was wondering if I'd
I'd assume I wouldn't need _most_ of the post install since that would
be duplicated by copying the c:\cygwin\ dir.
I'm trying to get a maintenance window to reboot and rebaseall on the
machines in question. Only they're terminal servers in use by people in
several timezones :(
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