Setup process for long-lived projects

Michael Hope
Tue Jan 19 18:56:00 GMT 2010

Sorry Chris.  I saw this as related to setup.exe and understood this
to be the list to discuss it.  I'll ask on the main list.

-- Michael

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 3:41 AM, Christopher Faylor
<> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 09:49:02PM +1300, Michael Hope wrote:
>>Hi there.  We use cygwin quite a bit as part of the build process for
>>a deeply embedded system with a very long life cycle.  One problem is
>>maintaining the tools over the life of the product - I'd like to have
>>a way of installing the same set of packages on new development
>>machines, having exactly the same set available in five years, and an
>>easy way of re-basing to later cygwin versions as needed.
> Sorry but this is not really a topic for this mailing list.  If you have
> specific needs that are not related to the Cygwin release then please
> use the Cygwin list.
> cgf

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