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how to freeze a version of cygwin
- From: "Charles D. Russell" <worwor at bellsouth dot net>
- To: "cygwin cygwin" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 09:46:23 -0600
- Subject: how to freeze a version of cygwin
In order to ensure that I could reinstall a working cygwin version if
necessary, I have in the past used the "download from internet" option in
setup, then burned the installation files to a CD. However, it looks like
the same files are downloaded and retained if one selects "install from
internet". Is that correct? Can one reliably reinstall, say after a hard
drive replacement and without an internet connection, using only a CD copy
of the download directory generated by using "install from internet"?
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