This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: Is there a way to clone-install Cygwin?
- From: Ulli Horlacher <framstag at rus dot uni-stuttgart dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:13:05 +0100
- Subject: Re: Is there a way to clone-install Cygwin?
- References: <424yaEoFi7856Set.email@example.com>
On Fri 2020-01-31 (08:06), KARL BOTTS wrote:
> >>> Cygwin is totally portable! You can simply copy the installation folder to
> >>> another PC, copy the shortcut (edit target if needed) and it will work.
> >> How do you copy it?
> >> Which archive container do you use?
> I have been using this approach for years.
> To a new naked Windows box, if you can "mount" it over the network
No, I cannot do that. My destination Windows hosts are behind firewalls.
They cannot mount anything. I have to transfer a container file.
> Be sure to use 64-bit cygwin. The 32-bit used to work, but now and then
> I would have to fuss with "rebase". I have never had that problem with
> the 64-bit.
I have only 64 bit systems. Alls 32 bit systems are gone.
Ullrich Horlacher Server und Virtualisierung
Universitaet Stuttgart E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Allmandring 30a Tel: ++49-711-68565868
70569 Stuttgart (Germany) WWW: http://www.tik.uni-stuttgart.de/
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple