prelim FAQ update: Installation Instructions
Wed May 31 20:40:00 GMT 2000
> I have some very minor nits.
I have attached some forward-looking statements based on my pending
> All mounts are binary by default.
For re-installs, mounts will default to the previous state of the root
mount. For new installs (i.e. no previous cygwin on the *system*)
binary is the default. The user is given the option of selecting text
or binary, or accepting the default.
> Could you add a strong recommendation to use a directory like
> c:\cygwin as the root rather than specifying something like c:\ ?
The new setup will print this recommendation, and will require
additional confirmation before using a drive's root as the install
> You refer to "the empty directory" under "Internet installation with
> setup.exe". Shouldn't that be "an empty directory"?
The new setup will check the current directory, and warn of dangers
and require confirmation before proceeding in a non-empty directory.
Internet installs only, of course.
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