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FW: Customize setup program.
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "Thread TITTTL'd!" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 12:59:57 -0000
- Subject: FW: Customize setup program.
- Reply-to: The Vulgar and Unprofessional Cygwin-Talk List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
On 05 November 2007 12:44, Hussein Patwa wrote:
> I've never really took that close of a look at the cygwin installer, but
"I don't know anything about what we're talking about".
> I do know that all of the 'major' installers (installshield, nullsoft,
> etc) usually have a /Q or /S switch for silent installs. You would then
"Here's some generic advice based on how I imagine things ought to be in an
imaginary ideal world".
> need to define a config file with all the parameters for the install.
"If my random supposition had any basis in reality, this would be the
consequence of it".
> I'm thinking
Remains to be seen ...
> I'm thinking maybe you do the install manually, find the setup.ini (or
> whichever) file is created with the install log and use that as a
"Here, let me jam two unrelated concepts together and hypothesize a
non-existent reverse-temporal-causality relation between them, because even I
realise that without that somehow happening, I would be talking nonsense".
> starting point.
> Someone will probably be along with a more definitive answer, but
> hopefully this is somewhat in the ball park for what you're looking for.
"I know nothing about the topic and don't have any useful information, so
here's some irrelevant/incorrect/useless/misleading information instead, in
the hope that it could somehow be helpful."
*sip* *headdesk* *sip* *headdesk* *sip* <cuts own wrists>
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....