script for installing cygwin?

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Nov 29 19:04:00 GMT 2007

jameshanley39 wrote:
> I would like to be able to install cygwin with all the packages I want
> automatically, without having to select them all.
> (reason is actually because when things go wrong i would like to
> uninstall and reinstall cygwin, and i do not want to go through that
> screen selecting a dozen or two packages each time I want to install it)
> I guess it could be done with a windows program like AutoIt hitting
> arrow keys and maybe moving the cursor. But I am hoping there is a
> neater way, like through Cygwin.

There are many ways to achieve this.  The easiest, through 'setup.exe', is
just select "Install" for the "All" category in the "Select Packages" page
of 'setup.exe'.

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.                      (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
216 Dalton Rd.                          (508) 893-9889 - FAX
Holliston, MA 01746


A: Yes.
 > Q: Are you sure?
 >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
 >>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

Unsubscribe info:
Problem reports:

More information about the Cygwin mailing list