Difficulties to download Cygwin when no Windows machine is av ailable...

Vince Hoffman Vince.Hoffman@uk.circle.com
Mon Dec 30 06:05:00 GMT 2002


have a look at http://cygwin.com/mirrors.html
there are a few that offer rsync but the only one i can remember off hand is
archive.progeny.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brent Frère [mailto:Brent@BFrere.net]
> Sent: 30 December 2002 12:21
> To: cygwin@cygwin.com
> Subject: Difficulties to download Cygwin when no Windows machine is
> available...
> 
> 
> Cygwin is marvelous. Thank you for maintaining it. It's so 
> powerful to 
> convince our customers to migrate to open-source software and 
> finally OS...
> 
> I just have to face a problem: I wish to download the entire CygWin 
> distribution in order to give it to my customers on CDs (a way to 
> promote your project without having to ask them to download 
> it...) Your 
> automatic installation procedure is very powerful, however it 
> works only 
> on Windows-running hosts... (that makes sense, if you wish to use 
> it...). As professional telecom company, we don't have ANY 
> windows based 
> host here. So, I have huge difficulties to download the software in 
> order to write some CD for our customers...
> 
> Could you, as example, refer on your web site some URL so 
> that it could 
> be possible to download this marvelous project using plain 
> http, ftp or 
> rsync protocol instead of the Setup.exe tool ?
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> -- 
> Brent Frère
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> Intellicast S.A.
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