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Re: native Linux userland in Windows 10
- From: Herbert Stocker <hersto at gmx dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 07:20:16 +0200
- Subject: Re: native Linux userland in Windows 10
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On 12.04.2016 14:50, Andrew Schulman wrote:
But unlike with Cygwin, Linux apps don't have to be rebuilt -
they can run natively as-is in Windows 10.
So it's not the same thing as Cygwin, technically, it's more like a
So you can get, allegedly, the full Linux userland out-of-the-box.
In theory yes, in practice only as far as they implemented the Linux Kernel
API correctly (be it by mistake or deliberately).
Has anyone had a chance to try this new feature?
I'm not happy with Win10 (cause it forces updates), so i don't have
much desire to try it out.
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