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Re: Installation without network connection
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 14:25:04 -0500
- Subject: Re: Installation without network connection
- References: <43B17D26.firstname.lastname@example.org> <20051227185154.GA3972@efn.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 10:51:54AM -0800, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
>On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 11:43:02AM -0600, Greg Youngdahl wrote:
>>The perplexing thing about this is that there is a setup.exe (somewhere
>>under C:\Windows\system32) that pops up a little window to tell me I
>>should use the control panel to do upgrades when I run it from bash
>>(typing setup.exe to a bash prompt). However there is nothing I can
>>see in the start->control panel for cygwin, nor anything under
>>add-remove programs associated with cygwin. So, I'm not really even
>>sure if that setup.exe is the one associated with cygwin. Perhaps the
>>method I used to install it way back when (potentially 3-4 years ago)
>>did not involve the new modern techniques?
>Cygwin's setup.exe isn't automatically installed anywhere. You can run
>it directly by pointing your browser to http://cygwin.com/setup.exe.
>If you want it saved somewhere, you need to do that manually.
Right. Cygwin's setup.exe isn't automatically installed anywhere but
other packages use the name "setup.exe" also. If you find a setup.exe
in c:\windows\system32 then it undoubtedly has nothing to do with
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