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Re: Setup - command line only

Kevin and Nancy wrote:
I was hoping someone would consider a version of setup.exe that only ran on the command line, i.e. a non-graphical setup program. This would be especially helpful for remotely updating packages of the Cygwin suite. I think it's ironic that the Cygwin suite which specializes on command line utilities only has a graphical user interface for setup/updates.

A separate question might be, why can't setup update itself? Even, "click here to download the new setup" would be a setup forward.

Just some ideas. Hopefully, this isn't the 300th time someone has asked, but I did do a Google before sending this.

No, it's only the 289th time, which probably accounts for why you couldn't find it with Google. ;-) These kinds of features are missing from 'setup.exe' because there hasn't been a volunteer contributor for them. If you're interested in contributing something, see the link below:


Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.                      (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
216 Dalton Rd.                          (508) 893-9889 - FAX
Holliston, MA 01746


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