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Re: Simple Install Question
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sanjay Gupta" <SGupta@Epylon.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2002 12:17
Subject: Simple Install Question
> I have sucessfully downloaded and installed cygwin software. It works
> Now, I want to install the same software on different machine. So my
> question is, will simple file/directory copy will work ? Do, I need to
> change any files etc for path setting or any other settings. I just want
> avoid another download from internet.
Setup does more than just extract the packages into the Cygwin directory
The best way to handle it is to put the cache directory tree that the
setup.ini and the archive files were downloaded to by setup.exe somewhere
visible to your target machine (e.g., network share or CDROM) and then run
setup.exe and install from that local directory.
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