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Re: parallel installations of cygwin
On 2012-03-16 11:09Z, DEWI - N. Zacharias wrote:
> For me this sound like it is no problem to install the 1.7 version
> along with the 1.5 if I use a different directory as root.
I've installed both in parallel, in 2012, following these instructions:
| To install a 1.7 release in parallel to a 1.5 release, all you have
| to do is to choose another root directory (for instance: C:\cygwin-1.7)
| in setup-1.7's "Choose Installation Directory" dialog.
| * NOTE: Due to the way setup-1.7 works, you have to change the directory
| * right the first time you visit this dialog! If you pressed the "Next"
| * button and then "Back" again, it's already too late and setup-1.7 will
| * create a broken 1.7 install. If you pressed "Next" by mistake, exit
| * setup-1.7 and start it again.
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