Where is the manual to manually install Cygwin in Windiows 2000

Randall R Schulz rrschulz@cris.com
Thu Apr 18 18:46:00 GMT 2002


George,

I don't know what's not to like about Setup.exe (well, maybe URL-encoded 
mirror directory names), but you're really bucking the tide and going 
against the grain in trying to install without Setup.exe.

You'll also be told (if this message doesn't forestall it) that this list 
doesn't cater to problems with installation or problems originating in 
installation errors for people who don't use the standard installation 
procedure based on Setup.exe.

On the off chance that your poor experience was the result of an earlier, 
less capable or less fully debugged version of Setup.exe, why don't you 
tell us when you last used Setup.exe and why it did not live up to your 
expectations.

Randall Schulz
Mountain View, CA USA


At 07:25 2002-04-18, George Hester wrote:
>The last time I tried the installer I did not like the result.  So now I 
>have downloaded all the packages I need evne the docs.  But I see nothing 
>about how to install this manually; what environment variables I should 
>set. Nothing at all.  All I see is telling me to use the installer.  If I 
>do not want to do this does that mean I cannot install Cygwin in Windows 2000?
>
>Thanks.
>
>--
>George Hester


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