Problem with setup.exe
Fri Jul 6 12:52:00 GMT 2007
David Kastrup wrote:
> cuicui <email@example.com> writes:
>> David Kastrup a Ã©crit :
>>> quite a nuisance. Is there any way to tell setup.exe what else to
>>> install when it _is_ already cached?
>> Just add a "virtual" package in your setup.ini in the "Base" category
>> that depends on the packages you need.
>> Be careful, the setup.ini is erased with a fresh one each time you
>> launch "install from internet".
> If it will get overwritten when installing from internet, there would
> not seem to be much of a problem, right?
Put your small setup.ini listing the virtual package on a server with an
empty tarball. Then point setup to the server whenever you update. Don't
forget to can point it at multiple servers.
If you're just creating an install from disk/CD, you can leave the
setup.ini and empty tarball in a subdirectory of the main package cache
directory, it won't be overwritten by any update and the default
selection will be enforced.
packages/setup.ini << downloaded by setup
packages/custom/setup.ini << contains virtual
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