Mail Archives: cygwin-apps/2002/03/28/18:24:27
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) [mailto:lhall AT rfk DOT com]
> Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 2:00 AM
> To: Stanislav Sinyagin; cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
> Subject: RE: setup.exe gui testing
> 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
> >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:"
Also, here's another tip:
Copy /etc/setup/installed.db to a c:\cygwin\etc\setup\installed.db
Run setup.exe on the new system, and choose 'reinstall' at the top level
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