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RE: Difficulties to download Cygwin when no Windows machine is available...
- From: Vince Hoffman <Vince dot Hoffman at uk dot circle dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 12:33:35 -0000
- Subject: RE: Difficulties to download Cygwin when no Windows machine is available...
have a look at http://cygwin.com/mirrors.html
there are a few that offer rsync but the only one i can remember off hand is
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brent Frère [mailto:Brent@BFrere.net]
> Sent: 30 December 2002 12:21
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Difficulties to download Cygwin when no Windows machine is
> Cygwin is marvelous. Thank you for maintaining it. It's so
> powerful to
> convince our customers to migrate to open-source software and
> finally OS...
> I just have to face a problem: I wish to download the entire CygWin
> distribution in order to give it to my customers on CDs (a way to
> promote your project without having to ask them to download
> it...) Your
> automatic installation procedure is very powerful, however it
> works only
> on Windows-running hosts... (that makes sense, if you wish to use
> it...). As professional telecom company, we don't have ANY
> windows based
> host here. So, I have huge difficulties to download the software in
> order to write some CD for our customers...
> Could you, as example, refer on your web site some URL so
> that it could
> be possible to download this marvelous project using plain
> http, ftp or
> rsync protocol instead of the Setup.exe tool ?
> Thank you.
> Brent Frère
> Technical Director
> Intellicast S.A.
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