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RE: Correct way to do full download to system with existing install
- To: <jorgens at coho dot net>,"Cygwin List (E-mail)" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: Correct way to do full download to system with existing install
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2001 11:24:09 +1000
>From memory: /etc/setup/installed.db is the name of the file that
records what's installed.
mv that file out of the way while you do your setup selection process.
Alternatively you can click on "Full/Part" and choose full. With recent
setup verions there's an option "Re-Download" that should do what you
If the current CVS setup doesn't do what you are looking for, feel free
to jump in a tweak it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Jorgensen [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2001 11:33 AM
> To: Cygwin List (E-mail)
> Subject: Correct way to do full download to system with
> existing install
> I checked the FAQ first.
> Sometimes, I may need to do a full download, burn to CD, then
> install on
> another system. If I use Setup, and download only, it seems
> to be missing
> anything that doesn't need to be updated on the system I run
> setup from.
> If I just download everything from an FTP mirror including
> setup.ini, will
> I be able to install from local drive using that download?
> What about
> using that to update an existing install?
> Perhaps, to make this obvious/easy, there should be a
> sub-option under
> download to ignore the state of any current installation.
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