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Re: about cygwin setup
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- To: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2001 16:22:49 +1100
- Subject: Re: about cygwin setup
- References: <FBA1382A947CD511B3E100D0B7E8C5F1019A3D@mail.strata> <20011116030805.GC13802@redhat.com>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, November 16, 2001 2:08 PM
Subject: Re: about cygwin setup
> I was going to say that this was a new record. After months of people
> complaining because cygwin made them download everything, we now have
> someone complaining because cygwin doesn't allow them to easily
> However, doesn't he have a point? We don't have any way to specify
> you want the "full cygwin experience".
> I thought at one time that the category names would be selectable.
> you could select all of the "Base", "Developer", "Net", etc.
> I'm losing track with all of the flurry of discussion. Maybe this has
> already been mentioned. Regardless, unless I'm missing something I
> think this probably should be the #1 priority for the next setup.exe
> Otherwise, we're due for a lot of "Cygwin doesn't install an editor"
Ok, there are two ways around this: meta-packages that suck in other
packages (already supported, just need them created), or clickable
I'm going to start a new thread on the second bit.