update just ruby on offline cygwin installation
Mon Aug 11 23:05:00 GMT 2014
> I am a bit uncertain about what you mean.
> You said, "grab the current setup.exe"
> Do you mean download the most recent one, or one from another machine
> with an internet connection?
There can be only one definition of "current". The current one.
> You said, "take both to the machine which you want to update"
> Which "both"
The "setup.exe and archive you've downloaded" both.
> You said, "point setup*.exe at the mirrored packages"
> What do you mean by "mirrored packages"?
The same you choose when downloading. The directory with archived
> I assume that what you need to do is to copy over the install directory
> from a more up to date installation, meaning the directory with the
> mirror folders like,
> and select one of these as the local package directory.
No. Select the directory containing the mirrors.
> Is that what you mean? If so, should I use the most recent setup.exe or the
> one in the existing installation (the one I want to update)?
> How do I make sure that noting other than ruby gets updated?
As has been said, that's not what you really need to do.
> I will back up the existing installation first in case I manage to bork
> the thing.
By doing a partial upgrade, you're more likely to "bork the thing".
Andrey Repin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 12.08.2014, <02:56>
Sorry for my terrible english...
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
More information about the Cygwin