make customized installation of cygwin

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)
Fri Apr 19 07:42:00 GMT 2002

At 05:28 AM 4/19/2002, hugo wrote:
>I would like create a customized version of cygwin - a cygwin
>distribution which includes Perl TK, some perl utilities of my own, some
>other extras like Tk::FileDialog and the like. I would like to be able
>to package that up, then install this with a script similar to setup.exe
>on other computers. I had a look at the setup.exe script - I cannot
>customize it as it is binary code. I also tried to simply zip up my
>customized cygwin distribution and install on another computer. This
>didn't work. 
>My question is: is there any way to create a customized version of
>cygwin, then use an install script that installs cygwin properly on any
>other computer (this would include doing the mkpasswd -l > etc/password
>and mkgroup -l >/etc/group commands and whatever else is needed to
>install cygwin properly). 
>Can anyone help me out with this? 

Setup is what you want to look at.

I refer you to:

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.            
838 Washington Street                   (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
Holliston, MA 01746                     (508) 893-9889 - FAX

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