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AW: [bulk] - Re: Coping with large iso files for network-independent Cygwin installation

Moin ,

> Von: Dave Korn []
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 8. Juli 2010 19:45
> An:
> Betreff: [bulk] - Re: Coping with large iso files for network-independent Cygwin
> installation
> On 07/07/2010 09:29, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Jul  7 08:03, Fergus wrote:
> >> Nevertheless, it is a tantalising problem: what's the best answer to
> >> give to a 3rd party who wants to install [1.7] on a machine without
> >> network access?
> >
> > Rsync the content of a mirror of your choice onto a stick.  Copy
> > setup.exe and setup-legacy.exe to the stick.  On the target machine,
> > start one of setup or setup-legacy, choose "Install from Local
> > Directory", enter the path to the stick, for instance "X:\", as the
> > Locale Package Directory.  Install.  Done.
>   Just for completeness: You can also choose "Install from Internet", and add
> your path as a "User URL" with the textbox and "Add" button at the bottom of
> the "Choose A Download Site" dialog.  The difference is that doing it this way
> will create a local package repository on the machine you're installing to,
> should you want to have one for later when you might not have the USB stick
> around.

Two Questions:

What notation one hase to use to specify the local path file:// d:/mylocalrep or ??

Contain this repository also the packages which are not currently installed ?

Have fun

>     cheers,
>       DaveK
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