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Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 10:00:11 -0500
To: Stanislav Sinyagin <ssinyagin AT yahoo DOT com>, cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall AT rfk DOT com>
Subject: RE: setup.exe gui testing
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At 09:37 AM 3/28/2002, Stanislav Sinyagin wrote:

>--- Robert Collins <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au> wrote:
> > I think that is a fine goal, but I don't see why that means removing
> > functionality from the gui.
>once I've started dreaming, what about another pretty thing -- Jumpstart?
>A text file describing all setup options and packages, so that you 
>easily reproduce the whole installation on your new machine?
>And of course, the jumpstart file generator.

Before dreaming up too many things and posting them, you should review the
ideas and functionality that has been discussed already.  This particular
feature already exists.  All packages in the base category are installed by
default.  Simply add the packages you want to install to the "requires:" 

Larry Hall                              lhall AT rfk DOT com
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