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Re: Hello--Question about setting up a local install server?
- From: Tim Prince <tprince at computer dot org>
- To: Glenn Sieb <ges at lumeta dot com>
- Cc: Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 13:34:55 -0800
- Subject: Re: Hello--Question about setting up a local install server?
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Glenn Sieb wrote:
> I'm the SysAdmin over here at Lumeta, and we're playing with Cygwin
> here on our Windows2000 boxen. We're wanting to play a bit with
> Cygwin (and OpenSSH) here, and one of the questions I've been
> asked is, if we can set it up so that someone can download the
> setup.exe from our server, and only be able to get the packages
> from our server (or is there a way to do a "local directory
> install" and pre-specify what packages can/will be installed)? I'm
> not having much luck finding this kind of information the website
> or the mailing lists....
You can set your local package directory on a server, so that repeated
installation on various machines don't waste bandwidth. I think it's
simpler to run the copy of setup.exe stored on the server. I usually do
install from internet, so that the local package directory is updated.
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