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Re: Installer tasks
- From: phil long <phillip dot long at gossinternational dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 12:56:39 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: Installer tasks
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George <george <at> alink.co.za> writes:
> Hi All,
> Assuming I wish to copy the c:\cygwin\ directory from one computer to
> another, are there any further utilities/updates which I need to do to
> ensure it works correctly?
> I have create a script which redoes the mount points (mount -m).
> Is there anything further which I need to do?
> Advice/pointers to documentation appreciated.
Assuming that the mounts are the same, that should be enough to run
most applications (fileutils, etc.). I use a `lite' Cygwin
installation on our customer's machines, mostly to make my job easier,
but occasionally to script something for a customer. The customer's
machines are usually very close to identical from one installation
to another, which helps a lot. The only issue I've had is that our
latest machines are based on WinXP Embedded, which is on a read-only
flash card, so that registry modifications are not persistent across
reboots. I haven't put my 'lite' Cygwin installation on any such
machine yet, nor have I played around with one yet, but I suppose
I'll have to run the mount script from any scripts I may write on
such machines (shouldn't present a problem).
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