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Re: Can I move Cygwin and Cygwin64 to a drive other than C: ?

On Apr  1 10:47, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr  1 03:26, Robert Miles wrote:
> > The C: drive on one of my 64-bit Windows 7 computers is approaching
> > 90% full, but there are two other drives that are nearly empty.
> > 
> > Can I move the entire Cygwin and Cygwin64 directory trees to one
> > of the nearly empty drives, without losing the extra packages I've
> > already downloaded and the files I've created?
> Robocopy allows to copy an entire Cygwin tree while keeping all
> permissions intact.  I had good luck with something along the
> lines of
>   robocopy C:\cygwin64 D:\cygwin64 /e /purge /z /copyall /sl

Of course, you have to tweak the start menu and desktop shortcuts
manually, so that they point to drive D instead of drive C.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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