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Re: offline cygwin install question
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:15:01 -0400
- Subject: Re: offline cygwin install question
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On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 01:52:20PM -0400, LMH wrote:
>I have win7 64-bit computers set up in another location. It would seem
>that the easiest option would be to make sure that one of those is up to
>date and then just tar up the cygwin directory and move it.
>I have also
>found that you can just tar up the local package directory and then run
>a local install, but this seems to have issues if there are packages in
>the local install dir from more than one mirror.
I don't see why. If the directory is duplicated precisely I don't see
how it could matter.
>If I download the normal setup.exe to a 64-bit windows install, will it
>automatically install the 64-bit version?
>I have never seen the setup64.exe that was mentioned in a previous
>post. Where would that be located?
64-bit Cygwin is currently still in beta. setup64 is in the '64bit'
directory on any mirror. You can't use it to change a Cygwin
installation from 32 - 64 bit though.
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