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RE: /etc/setup/setup.cfg ?
- From: "John Morrison" <john dot r dot morrison at ntlworld dot com>
- To: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2003 16:51:46 -0000
- Subject: RE: /etc/setup/setup.cfg ?
> From: Max Bowsher> John Morrison wrote:
> >> From: Igor Pechtchanski
> >> Hi,
> >> There have been bits of persistent state that people wanted to store
> >> for setup. I'm proposing an Xdefaults-style setup.cfg in
> >> /etc/setup. If we compile a list of things to go in there, I could
> >> write a parser for it (I don't think it merits yacc, like the one
> >> for setup.ini :-D).
> >> Igor
> > Think that's a good idea, but you'd only be able to parse it if
> > a) the registry as / mounted and (or)
> > b) the path to install cygwin has been entered :)
> I think that is acceptable.
> > BTW, apart from colours, what would you store? Whether the users
> > been asked if they want shortcuts?
> Yes, that is a prime example.
> Also, allowing the user to set persistent defaults:
> * Disable antivirus
> * Install Type
> * Proxy settings
> and maybe even the option to skip across pages entirely.
Oh, oh! Got another! Disable md5sum check (useful for
internal distribution) for 'install from local'.