[PATCH] Add chooser-only mode to setup.exe

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sun Feb 7 12:29:00 GMT 2010

On Feb  7 01:36, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 06, 2010 at 02:18:45PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Feb  6 07:23, Dave Korn wrote:
> >>   Yes.  It is basically the exact same as unattended mode, except you get
> >> manual control returned for the chooser screen, that is the only difference.
> >> It's intended for 3PPs, mostly: you can install a full local package dir onto
> >> the user's HD and then give them a shortcut in their start menu that behaves
> >> kind-of like "add/remove programs" or a linux package manager.
> >
> >I like the idea.  Could come in handy for the Cygwin installer for the
> >officially supported Red Hat distro as well.  After all, Red Hat is a
> >3PP, too...
> Sounds like you've got an approval then, Dave.

Oops, I didn't actually review the patch, I just expressed my opinion.
I'll fix that.
[...time passes...]
Well, the patch looks ok to me.

<idle musing>
-M, hm?  Wouldn't it be great if we had a setup man page?  It could
be part of the cygwin-doc package, maybe.
</idle musing>


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