Installing on a Samba share drive
Thu Dec 6 10:17:00 GMT 2007
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 11:38:54PM -0500, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
>> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 10:45:43PM -0500, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
>>>> Tom Leonard wrote:
>>>>> I created a Samba share on my Debian system, mapped it to a drive letter
>>>>> on my XP Home system and did a full network install of Cygwin on the
>>>>> root of the mapped drive.
>> Has 'setup.exe' finally been updated to create .lnk file style symlinks?
>> Guess it has been a while since I've wandered through that code. :-)
> Ah, good point. I was actually thinking this might have been the same
> thing that as someone on IRC was reporting where I thought they said
> that they just saw .lnk files but I see now that this wasn't mentioned
> above. Sorry about that.
> Same answer, though. Using cygwin utiltities to create the files should
> rectify the problem.
Well, the OP wrote that he used setup.exe to do "a full network
install". Since setup.exe is a native windows program, would this mean
that an install to a network share wouldn't work?
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