Clone cygwin-setup settings from one PC to another

Max Bowsher
Fri Jun 17 17:45:00 GMT 2005

Oliver Geisen wrote:
> Hello,
> is it possible to find out which packages installed via SETUP.EXE on
> one PC and use
> this information (selection) to automatically install the same on
> another PC ?
> e.g. something like:
>    cygsetup > mypacks.ini
>    setup.exe -install mypacks.ini

Not at all as neatly as this, but after a fashion, sort of:

Save a copy of the /etc/setup/installed.db file, and change all the version 
numbers in it to 0.
Put the modified version of the file into the correct place on the second 
computer before starting setup.


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