setup.exe -s site option not working for me

Achim Gratz Stromeko@NexGo.DE
Fri Aug 28 16:19:00 GMT 2015

Nellis, Kenneth <Kenneth.Nellis <at>> writes:
> I currently run setup through a Windows shortcut that adds options 
> -d -N to the standard command line. Being exposed recently to 
> cygwinports, I was attempting to have separate shortcuts, one for 
> regular cygwin and one for cygwinports.

No, if you use cygwinports you should use that _in addition_ to a

> Perhaps my mission to have separate setup procedures for cygwin
> and cygwinports is folly, but wondering if I am doing something
> wrong or if the -s <site> option isn't working as it should.

This option is for adding mirror sites not listed in mirrors.lst on  There are other options to ignore the mirror list and to 
skip the selection window, but if you're doing a manual installation anyway
setup will remember your last selection.


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