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Re: Does "cygport <cygport-file> install" actually install a compiled package?

Soegtrop, Michael writes:
> thanks for the explanation! I found the temporary install folder. For
> my case it should work to simply copy the temp-install folder contents
> to my root. The post install scripts did already run since I have the
> package installed and don't need to be rerun.

That depends on many things, but in many cases that really isn't

> It would be useful to have such a local install feature for easy
> testing of patches to packages upfront.

The only supported installation method is via a local (addon) repository
containing your package archive files and setup.exe.

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