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Re: best way to re-install and keep cygwin configuration

On 7/12/2012 4:31 PM, Earnie Boyd wrote:
On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 4:27 PM, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
While I would also tend to just copy off my current Cygwin install and then
plop it back in when I finished the O/S reinstall, there will be things
like local user and group accounts in '/etc/passwd' and '/etc/group' that
will need updating.  A reinstall of Cygwin avoids some of these little
clean-up tasks that come from just copying over a previous installation.

Would one be able to re-execute the post install scripts to manage it?

Well, in the case of the '/etc/passwd' and '/etc/group' files, not entirely. will create these files but only if they don't exist already.



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