More cygwin installations

Silver Zachara
Sun Sep 25 11:00:00 GMT 2016

I went this path yesterday, it's clearer solution from my view, I think
that cygwin have to be adjusted for parallel installations and I don't
know if he does.
As you wrote, it will work in more cases, but there can be some edge
cases, when there can be some problem, may be some services, wm is
certainty :-)

On 25.09.2016 10:17, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Silver Zachara!
>> can i install cygwin multiple times to different folders? E.g.
>> c:\cygwin64, c:\cygwin64_x_test1, c:\cygwin64_x_test2
>> I want to know, if there will not be any collisions or something similar.
>> Or there have to be only one cygwin installation?
> You MAY use multiple parallel installations. But it is least advisable for
> people unfamiliar with environment, clashes may occur and you would have a
> hard(-er) time figuring them out.
> If you indeed need test installations, a virtual machine is the better route,
> IMO.

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