this must be a common problem, but repeated searching is not finding an answer

Eliot Moss
Sat Mar 19 20:55:13 GMT 2022

On 3/19/2022 2:33 PM, Clayton Cramer wrote:
> Cygwin Setup - Select Packages says there are no packages to install or update.  No is there a bc 
> executable under \cygwin

You have to select packages explicitly.

It does not just blindly install all of them - that's a lot of stuff,
and for various reasons not a great idea.  Install what you need.

Best - EM

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