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Subject: RE: And we have a xfree cygwin package.. (What are they called?)
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 16:13:06 +1100
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:cgf AT redhat DOT com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 3:40 PM
> To: cygwin-xfree AT cygwin DOT com
> Cc: cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
> Subject: Re: And we have a xfree cygwin package.. (What are 
> they called?)
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2002 at 11:27:18PM -0500, Harold Hunt wrote:
> >Okay, I mirrored the files: 
> >
> >
> >
> I assume that these are just for people to play with but that 
> will require a little bit of customization of local 
> setup.ini's if you want to do anything useful.

If I can be so bold, can I suggest that you add a setup.ini to the
collection of files - just include the setup.hint contents (see for the setup.ini format.

This will let folk grab the X install via setup.exe with NO
customisation of local files - all they have to do is run setup.exe,
click on "Add" in the mirror screen and put in as the URL. Then setup.exe will
merge the main setup.exe and the xbase one into one seamless view.

If you are going to have and and (while testing) then put the setup.ini
at and include the path in the install:


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