text setup

Krzysztof Duleba krzysan@skrzynka.pl
Fri Sep 19 19:15:00 GMT 2003

Christopher Faylor wrote

>>Is any text-mode setup developed? Or at least planned? I would increase
>>lot the value of Cygwin.
> I don't know if this is exactly what you mean, but I'm working on a
> perl-based+exec front end 'cygupdate' program.  It requires an existing
> installation with such things as perl and cp involved, though.

Sounds promising. I'm looking forward to try it out.

> I've been using it for all of my updates for a while with no problem but
> it is not quite polished enoug for wide distribution yet.  There are
> still some problems with replacing running binaries, like for instance,
> the cygupdate.exe itself.

AFAIK setup handles it using some kind of scheduling. I guess that you
could adapt the same solution, if it makes any sense.

Krzysztof Duleba

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