Trouble installing to UNC path and/or mapped network drive

Andrey Repin
Tue Aug 23 12:21:00 GMT 2016

Greetings, Andreas Wettergren!

> Hi,
> We have a shared Cygwin environment installed to a Windows network share at
> my workplace, and I have been assigned the task to update it (along with
> installing a Perl program I wrote + dependencies).

I'll just throw in a note that the way Cygwin operates discourages any
"shared" setup scenario.
If you want a stable set of packages, your only real solution is a local
package mirror.
For more information, look up the "rebase" in Cygwin documentation.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:58:57

Sorry for my terrible english...

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