Cygwin on a Share...?

Earnie Boyd
Mon Jan 17 18:11:00 GMT 2000

--- "Masterson, David" <> wrote:
> Has anyone setup Cygwin so that it resides on an NT share that all NT's in
> their domain can access and use it from?  By this, I mean that Cygwin would
> physically reside on and run from this central NT rather than having
> everyone download and (possibly wrongly) install Cygwin on their local
> systems.  This is the NFS model from UNIX and makes things much easier to
> administer and upgrade.   Anyone have a step-by-step?

This should work; but, would be slow for anything serious.  Each
workstation/user would have it's own copy of the mounted directories so you
should export a registry to be uploaded on the client machines.

Let us know how it goes.

Good Luck,

Earnie Boyd < >
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