Installing Cygwin without using setup

Christopher Faylor
Wed May 13 16:19:00 GMT 2009

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 03:20:11AM -0700, breaks wrote:
>I was wondering would it possble to install cygwin without using the setup
>included with the download.
>I'd like to to just put it on the file system and then add it to a local
>path so that I can control when I use it rather than installing it and it
>being on my complete windows OS.
>I know it uses it's own DLLs but I was wondering would this arrangement
>still be possible?
>Hope question makes sense.

It doesn't to me.  Cygwin installs to one directory, usually c:\cygwin.
You can choose to use it or not.  I really don't understand the
question.  Sorry.

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