running self compiled 32 bit binary on 64 bit Windows?

Marco Atzeri
Thu Aug 30 13:55:00 GMT 2018

Am 30.08.2018 um 08:40 schrieb Ulli Horlacher:
> On Sat 2018-07-14 (16:31), Achim Gratz wrote:
>>> I have several 100 users, none of them is able to install cygwin and
>>> the packages they need the official way, they are way to *CENSORED* for
>>> this job :-}
>> If they can follow your current instructions, they can surely start some
>> script that does this correctly?
> This script would run setup-x86_64.exe which asks a lot of questions
> (mirror site, proxy, installation directory, etc) in the first run.
> This will overcharge my users!

You can put the defaults in the script. Something like

setup-x86_64.exe -s -R
d:\cygwin64 -n --local-package-dir d:\download\cygwin_cache -P <your
comma separated package list>

see for details
$ ./setup-x86_64.exe --help

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