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Re: initial cygwin installation
- From: Duncan Roe <duncan_roe at acslink dot net dot au>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:38:40 +1100
- Subject: Re: initial cygwin installation
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On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 12:05:06AM -0600, Warren Young wrote:
> On Oct 27, 2015, at 7:21 AM, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
> > From: Warren Young
> >> On Oct 25, 2015, at 3:11 PM, t s wrote:
> >>> Q: How do I install everything?
> >>> A: You do not want to do this!
> >> I explain this in more detail here:
> >> http://stackoverflow.com/a/21233990
> > For the hell of it I decided to check out this hidden feature.
> > What I got was two dialog boxes popping up talking about
> > Cygwin limitations, something about "this port of Avahi",
> > references to Apple's "Bounjour mDNSResponder" service,
> > and a link to http://support.apple.com/kb/DL999.
> > What's up with that?
> That???s actually a great illustration of the point I tried to make.
> You just asked setup.exe to install a whole bunch of software you do not
> actually need, so when it starts asking you questions about what you want done
> with this software, you are lost, because you don???t even know what the
> software *is*, much less how to use it.
> So don???t do that. :)
As it happens, I also saw that message last night. I only wanted to *reinstall*
everything I had installed previously, owing to AVG antivirus having deleted I
don't know what.
I configured AVG to never look at C:\cygwin64 in future but was that the best I
could have done?
Cheers ... Duncan.
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