Is there a way to clone-install Cygwin?

Lavrentiev, Anton (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C] via cygwin
Tue Jan 21 02:33:00 GMT 2020

> Cygwin is totally portable!

I wouldn't be so sure, as some package installation scripts do modify the actual system, which is not contained within the Cygwin installation tree.
But mostly it is indeed portable.

> You can simply copy the installation folder

If you think that didn't occur to me, then please read my original message that said:

> > I want to avoid to dumb-copy the entire C:\cygwin tree from one PC to another

Thank you for your time, though.


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