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Mac, cygwin, flash
- From: "Barbara Shirtcliff" <bshirt2 at uic dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2007 23:53:42 -0600
- Subject: Mac, cygwin, flash
Hi gracious experts!
Please don't flame me. I'm a mac user, but I used to use cygwin, back
when I was a kid and didn't get to choose my operating system. Well,
I have a 4 GB Flash drive coming in the mail (incredibly, it is the
size of a half-smoked cigar), and I was wondering if I could justify
my purchase by putting cygwin onto it so that I can use emacs and a
latex processor on any desktop. I found the post describing how to
put cygwin onto a flash drive
(http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2003-07/msg01117.html), but this
description requires a working installation on a windows machine.
Unfortunately, the desktops to which I have access are feeble, and I
would not want to spend 55 hours downloading and getting everything to
Is there a way for me to acquire a working cygwin dist from here, from
my speedy old powerbook G4?
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