tip for blind users of setup.exe regarding package installation

Adam Puckett adotsdothmusic@gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 01:55:00 GMT 2012

I put it here to avoid being told to TITTTL.

On 3/6/12, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] <BBuchbinder@niaid.nih.gov> wrote:
> 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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