Installing Cygwin without using setup

Christopher Faylor
Wed May 13 17:12:00 GMT 2009

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 05:40:21PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>2009/5/13 Gary Johnson <>:
>>> Cygwin installs to one directory, usually c:\cygwin.
>>> You can choose to use it or not. ??I really don't understand the
>>> question. ??Sorry.
>> Doesn't setup.exe add entries to the Windows registry as well?
>Only a few for Cygwin's own use, e.g. for the mount points (and those
>are going in 1.7). Nothing that affects anything outside Cygwin.

Right.  You can use "mount -m" to create the commands to duplicate the
mount points too.


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