setup-x86_64.exe --quiet-mode issues using Management Tools

Bill Stewart
Thu Apr 16 14:57:25 GMT 2020

On Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 2:25 AM KAVALAGIOS Panagiotis (EEAS-EXT) wrote:

> > From: Cygwin On Behalf Of Bill Stewart
> > On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 9:03 AM KAVALAGIOS Panagiotis (EEAS-EXT) wrote:
> >
> > > I have already requested a feature to totally remove any GUI from
> > > silent installation:
> > >
> > >
> >
> > Just curious: Why does it matter whether a GUI appears or not, as long as it
> > doesn't block (stop for input)?
> Because the package can be sent to your machine when you are working
> and we don't wish to disturb the users. Everything is performed in the
> background. Annoying popups are not welcomed. Silent installation is
> supposed to be silent without any horns shouting in the foreground.

If the install doesn't occur as the current user (and it shouldn't),
the installation won't be visible anyway.

I for one am against installers that run completely invisibly.


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