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Re: Minimum Install for Executable Distrubution
Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> I don't know these reasons for all those Base packages. But the
> reasons are in my opinion not trivial. Omitting tar for example hasn't
> simply the effect "so you cannot use tar" but "so you cannot install
> via setup.exe, because the installation packages are tarred (and
>  This is an assumption, because I don't think setup.exe has builtin
> "tar.bz2" support
You obviously weren't thinking when you wrote this. Of *course* setup
handles "tar.bz2" files all by itself. How else is it going to do a clean
install of Cygwin!!!
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