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Re: problems with installing cygwin on windows 7

On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 09:44:19AM +0200, Csaba Raduly wrote:
>Hi Piotr,
>On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 8:25 AM, Piotr Cieplak  wrote:
>> Could anyone help me with this problem?
>> I posted this couple of days ago, but so far there is no response.
>> When installing cygwin using "default" option - everything goes well. On the other hand
>> when trying to install:  everything ("install" option) or  some parts of the cygwin package
>> the setup.exe runs for ever and could not complete successfully within 3-5 hours.
>> Is anyone experiencing similar problems? What the remedy could be?
>Don't do it :)
>For setup.exe to to install everything it has to download everything,
>checksum everything, unpack everything, install everything, rebase
>everything. This takes time, regardless of which mirror you use.
>Why do you want to install everything? I doubt there is a single
>person on Earth who has used every single Cygwin program.

But, if they did, I'd give them a gold star for their efforts.


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