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From: "Parker, Ron" <rdparker AT butlermfg DOT org>
To: cygwin-developers AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com
Cc: "'cgf AT cygnus DOT com'" <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
Subject: RE: Setup over a previous installation
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 10:19:33 -0600
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On Tuesday, February 29, 2000 at 9:21 PM, Chris Faylor wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 29, 2000 at 05:23:27PM -0600, Parker, Ron wrote:
> >I may try reading the registry to see what the previous root directory
was
> >and attempt to install to that directory.

> Can you just run "mount" instead?  I'd like to make the installer as
blissfully
> unaware of cygwin internals as possible.

> I do agree that it is a good idea to find the existing mount and possibly
offer
> that as an option for the install.

> cgf

Sure. I'll just add mount to the files that are packaged in setup.exe and I
will parse its output. Of course this places some dependence upon the output
of mount remaining the same. I only mention this because I have seen minor
changes in it in the past.

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