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1.7 unattended install
- From: paul dot hermeneutic at gmail dot com
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2009 16:59:21 -0500
- Subject: 1.7 unattended install
I am attempting to use the unattended installation capabilities in
1.7. I have an installed 1.7 to which I would like to add the curl
package. The 1.7 documentation still says that setup does not support
unattended installation. However, there are clearly a number of
switches which can be seen from 'setup-1.7.exe --help' suggesting that
this is happening.
$ uname -a
CYGWIN_NT-6.0-WOW64 pwatson 1.7.0(0.214/5/3) 2009-10-03 14:33 i686 Cygwin
I am using the following command. The caret is the CMD line
--site http://mirrors.xmission.com ^
--root C:/cygwin1.7 ^
--local-package-dir C:\Master\Cygwin1.7 ^
It appears that by not using --quite-mode, setup will go through the
interactive process using the other settings specified. Is that
When I use the script above, it appears that the --site I specify is
added to the list. However, using that entry always results in the
Unable to get setup-2.ini from <http://mirrors.xmission.com>
This happens for every --site, not just Xmission.
Where can I find practical information about making this work, perhaps
with example(s). Any other suggestions?
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