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Re: native Linux userland in Windows 10
- From: Alexey Sokolov <alexey+cygwin at asokolov dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 16:08:43 +0100
- Subject: Re: native Linux userland in Windows 10
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14.04.2016 15:49, Warren Young ÐÐÑÐÑ:
> The fact that it has limitations merely means it isnât going to wipe Cygwin off the map immediately. When/if Microsoft fixes all the limitations w.r.t. Cygwin, Cygwin is in deep yogurt.
Cygwin also works on older versions of Windows. My guess is that
Microsoft probably won't backport Linux support to e.g. Windows 7.
Unrelated: If they just implement Linux kernel interface, I don't see
why other distros can't work.
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