Important setup.exe bug : -P switch is inefficient ?
Sun Jul 24 10:09:00 GMT 2011
On 22/07/2011 14.08, Vincent Deffontaines wrote:
> I am running Cygwin 1.7.9(0.237/5/3) on top of Windows NT 6.1 (2008 R2).
> What actually happened is that the installer selected *all* available
> packages and started installing them. I had to interrupt it, and deselect
> those numerous packages by hand. This looks like an important problem to
> Currently, I have not found a way to add a package to my Cygwin
> installation over the command line. This leaves me somehow stuck, as I
> have multiple installations where I need to install vim. Installing them
> through the GUI is an option that I would rather avoid, if I can.
for multiple install you can try using
from a sanitized tree that include only vim package.
Probably also a sanitized setup.ini is needed
> Please correct me if I have made mistakes or misunderstood setup.exe options.
setup is not perfect, but John Turney is working on improving it.
> Please keep me in Cc: of any answer, as I am no member of the mailing list.
> Vincent Deffontaines
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