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Re: Reloaded Win XP, now need to reload cygwin - sorta
- From: Igor Peshansky <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Vidiot <brown at mrvideo dot vidiot dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 16:36:09 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Reloaded Win XP, now need to reload cygwin - sorta
- References: <200706251801.l5PI1sX13252@mrvideo.vidiot.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mon, 25 Jun 2007, Vidiot wrote:
> Larry responded:
> >Both 'cron' and 'ssh' have config scripts that handle installing and
> >starting the service for you, if you let them. They are documented in
> >their README files in '/usr/share/doc/Cygwin'. 'cygrunsrv --help' gives
> >you an overview of the command and it's available options.
> That is all fine and dandy if you know where to look. A new user isn't
> going to have a clue and I hadn't dealt with configuring cygwin in over
> a year, so I promptly forgot.
> So, new users are going to rely on the on-line documentation. In this
> case there is nothing. Would be be that difficult to document the
> configuration of programs like this on line? The web page did say that
> the user doc is comprehensive and it isn't. And, the FAQ is meant for
> queries like this and it too has nothing.
What do you mean, nothing? What about this:
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