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Re: Un-attended install ALL
- From: Vinod Gupta <vinod at Princeton dot EDU>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2006 01:44:35 -0400
- Subject: Re: Un-attended install ALL
Vinod K Gupta wrote:
We have a local mirror of selected packages from which we install
user machines. When we perform un-attended installation using
-L -l -R... the installer installs only the Base packages. How can we
setup to install ALL available packages?
Lary Hall wrote:
There are many ways but the easiest is to create a setup.hint file
with an empty package that's part of the Base category. Then list all
packages you want to install as its dependencies. Obviously, you can
out other base packages. Voila! :-)
I am not sure what you mean by "empty package" and how do you make it
known to the installer?
If I create a setup.hint and copy it to, say, release\base-files\, will
This sounds like fooling the installer. I can't believe that there is
nothing like "--InstallAll" option to the setup.exe installer.
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