Replicate packages from 32-bit machine on 64-bit machine

Eliot Moss
Sun Aug 17 12:01:00 GMT 2014

On 8/17/2014 2:41 AM, paul wrote:
> When I wanted to replicate my cygwin installation from a 32-bit machine to
> another 32-bit machine, it was straightforward.  I would simply reinstall
> all installed packages, but have the downloaded packages got to a folder
> which I then burn to CD.
> However, my next machine is a 64-bit machine.  So I have to use the 64-bit
> setup.  Is there an almost-as-painless way to replicate the 64-bit version
> of the packages that I have installed on my 32-bit machine?

The 32-bit packages and set up run fine on a 64 bit processor.
You just don't get as large a memory space for the programs
when they are running.

Regards -- Eliot Moss

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