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tar cygwin64/ from old to new computer?




I'd like to simply transfer my cygwin64/ directory from my old Thinkpad
to my new Thinkpad, both running Win 10 x64 Pro.  E.g., I would put my
old c:/cygwin64/ onto a flash SSD USB drive e:/ .
cd c:/
tar cfp - cygwin64 > e:/cygwin64.tar &
Then e:/cygwin64.tar would be mounted on my new computer.

I'm assuming that there is not actual install required, e.g., having to
run setup-x86_64.exe first on the new computer?


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