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Re: non network install

See inline comment below.

B Thomas wrote:
> We did try copying the CD contents to his harddrive to a directory in
> My Documents\temp\Cygwin\setup.exe(and other subdirectories)
> Then ran setup and specified that we wanted to install from "local disk"
> with path My Documents\temp\Cygwin\release.
The path should be to the directory containing release. In your case

	"My Documents\temp\Cygwin"


Don Sharp

> Even this gave the same errors as I originally posted. It was then we
> decided to make the effort to get his computer to my place. Please
> correct me if I am wrong but this seems to indicate the problem here was
> not that of the top level directory. Could you kindly point me to the
> web page where you read about this problem .
> sincerely
> B Thomas
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 04:03:00PM +0100, Don Sharp wrote:
> > Hi there
> >
> > My WAG is that you need to place all those top level directory contents
> > into a single new top level directory. setup.exe is said to fumble the
> > ball if you try an install from a package directory which is the root
> > directory of a drive.
> >
> > When you run
> >
> > <CD>:\<newtop>\setup.exe
> >
> > you have to ensure that the nominated local package directory is
> >
> > <CD>:\<newtop>
> >
> > HTH
> >
> > Don Sharp
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