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How do I install Python on cygwin? I downloaded the Python-2.7.2.tar and uncompressed it. What do I do with it now? I tried running install-sh but it says no input file specified

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With the Cygwin setup, you can select packages to install (even on an existing installation of cygwin). You can select Python, for example.

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Ah yes that was easy... just ran setup again and 'checked' Python. Thanks! –  Michael Sep 21 '11 at 10:18

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