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Re: Un-attended install ALL
On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Vinod Gupta wrote:
> On 2006-10-04 11:55, Igor Peshansky wrote:
> > On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Vinod Gupta wrote:
> > > > All this pain, just because some one did not include
> > > > "--InstallAll" option to setup.exe??
> > > >
> > > > As the saying goes, <http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PTC>. Of course, you
> > > > can always look to see if any of your issues with 'setup.exe' are
> > > > addressed by a snapshot <http://cygwin.com/setup/snapshots/>.
> > > >
> > > Thanks Lary.
> > > When I ran the latest "setup-2.551.exe --help" I got no output at all.
> > Check the log file.
> > Igor
> And where that log is supposed to be? Surely not /var/log/setup.log
> because cygwin is not yet installed.
It's setup.log in the directory you ran setup from.
> Moreover, why should the output of "setup-2.551.exe --help" be sent to
> any log file?
Read the cygwin-apps archives -- there's a long discussion of that exact
issue. In a word, it's because setup cannot reliably write to the
console without other adverse effects.
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