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Re: Can I install cygwin offline?
- From: Larry Hall <cygwin-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: Thiago Serra Azevedo Silva <ra025291 at ic dot unicamp dot br>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2003 12:41:30 -0400
- Subject: Re: Can I install cygwin offline?
- Reply-to: Cygwin List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
At 12:26 PM 9/1/2003, Thiago Serra Azevedo Silva you wrote:
>Hi, I want to install Cygwin on a PC that does not have internet access due to its location. How can I do??? Thanx
Pick your favorite mirror, download the Cygwin release directory, setup.exe,
and setup.ini, and burn a CD. Maintain the directory structure from the
mirror (i.e. make sure you have all the packages in the 'release' directory
and that setup.exe and setup.ini are in the parent directory.) Put all this
in a directory called "cygwin" on the CD as well. You can, of course, weed
out packages you don't want to install and/or older versions of packages and
source from the release directory, to make it fit nicely on 1 CD. Be aware
that you're bound by the GPL to include source for any binaries you
"distribute" with this CD, so it's best to keep the source on the CD for
packages you include.
See the email archives for more discussion of this topic if you still have
questions. It's been discussed there allot, so you should find the answers
to just about any question you might have about this process.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc. (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
838 Washington Street (508) 893-9889 - FAX
Holliston, MA 01746
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