tip for blind users of setup.exe regarding package installation

Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] BBuchbinder@niaid.nih.gov
Wed Mar 7 01:11:00 GMT 2012

Adam Puckett sent the following at Monday, March 05, 2012 10:59 AM
>Here's how I went about installing Cygwin via setup.exe with the free,
>open source screen reader NVDA:
>1. Download and run setup.exe, and click "Next" at each prompt, as the
>user guide says, for a core install.
>2. Install additional packages with the -P option. E.G.:
>setup -P gcc -P git -P bzr -P python

(1) Shouldn't this have been appropriate for the main list, not talk?

(2) This sounds like it might work as a basic for the generic "automatic
install" question that periodically shows up on the main list.  Might it
be appropriate for a FAQ or somewhere else in the documentation or on the
web site?  (Not that I have tried this or that it matters to me.)

- Barry
  Disclaimer: Statements made herein are not made on behalf of NIAID.

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