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Re: cygwin without installing
On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 10:37:57AM -0500, Paul McFerrin wrote:
>I'm not sure just where the CD is coming into place here. Are you
>considering creating a CD to contain a runable snapshot of cygwin so you
>don't have to install cygwin on a particular PC? If the answer is yes,
>then my answer is yes it can be done. I've done it with B20 and hope to
>do it again with a more recent snapshot.
>It gets a little trickey. You can't use symbolic links on the CD medium
>because the ISO9660 standard does not support the notion of "system
>file" attributes. You have to handle it using mounts.
Cygwin doesn't use the system file attribute anymore.
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