Cygwin 1.7 on a FLASH Drive

Ralph Hempel
Wed Aug 20 16:15:00 GMT 2008

Yes, I've read the FAQ on making Cygwin portable :-)

I'd like to have a complete Cygwin environment on a FLASH
drive, but of course using that drive to compile stuff in
my HOME directory will be awfully slow.

Is there a way to create a symlink of a directory on a local
hard drive to the cygwin /home/username/ directory?

Are there any features in 1.7 that will make a portable
cygwin easier to maintain?


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