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Re: Msys support? svn-win32-0.37.0

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-02-17 20:56:54 CET

Jostein Chr. Andersen wrote:

> To be serious: -I don't understand what you mean. Do Cygwin not use the
> POSIX subsystem?

No, Cygwin provides a POSIX-compliant layer, plus the development tools required
to make use of it. MSYS provides a tool chain (gcc et al) to build native Win32
console apps within a bash clone.

Nothing that I am aware of uses the /full/ native NTFS POSIX subsystem, because
it is inherently evil:


Pay close attention to the "Resolution" for that particular error... :~o


John Peacock
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