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RE: Keeping a local mirror up to date
- From: "Dave Korn" <dk at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2004 15:10:28 +0100
- Subject: RE: Keeping a local mirror up to date
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Keith Christian
> Sent: 03 September 2004 15:09
> A few months ago I used SETUP.EXE to "download from internet"
> to a local hard
> drive, which I copied to a CD to make it easier to install Cygwin on
> When I want to update this local disk mirror with the latest
> packages, which
> option do I choose to download ONLY updated or brand new
> packages, skipping
> what is unchanged?
Setup does that always. It should never re-download anything that's
already in the download-from-internet directory; it tracks what's there.
> Is a "update an existing local mirror" procedure in a FAQ somewhere?
Simply choose "Download from internet" again. It'll only fetch the newer
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