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Re: Installing Cygwin: Win98
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: "Leonard Williams" <arckon at dejazzd dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 22:02:41 -0400
- Subject: Re: Installing Cygwin: Win98
At 07:34 PM 8/12/2002, Leonard Williams wrote:
> I would like to use Cygwin to compile several programs to which I
>have access in C source code only. I have tried using the recommended
>"install from the internet" option. It was suggested to me that I get the
>following packages: ash, bash, cygwin, gcc, binutils and make. However,
>when I try to select them, the last three are listed as "n/a" in the
Try a different mirror.
>Meanwhile, when I tried to download/install the first
>three, a bunch of other stuff started coming over, too.
> Can you give me some guidance? I simply want to be able to compile
>source code to make an executable I can run on my Win98 machine.
Make sure you deselect all the other packages, then select the ones you
want. Once it starts the download, if it starts downloading a package
you didn't select, don't fret. Setup understands package dependencies.
It's only downloading what you need to run the packages you selected.
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