cygwin is large

Posted on 2012-08-22
Last Modified: 2013-11-15
I noticed that cygwin takes up 9.7 gig
why so much space
and could I delete some files
Question by:rgb192
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    It is large if you install a lot of extras, and you chose those when installing it. What are you using cygwin for? With it's install utility you can select what you want installed, but I don't remember if when you deselect something that is already installed it also removes that option.

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