This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: Windows Subsystem for Linux starts to compete with Cygwin?
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Evgeny Grin <k2k at yandex dot ru>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:22:00 +0300
- Subject: Re: Windows Subsystem for Linux starts to compete with Cygwin?
- Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none
- Authentication-results: smtp3p.mail.yandex.net; dkim=pass email@example.com
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Greetings, Evgeny Grin!
> With latest Window Insider preview it's possible to run Linux command
> from cmd, Windows commands from bash and even use input-output redirects!
> Seems that WSL also automatically translate \r\n<->\n.
Which will break a lot of tools not expecting this kind oh "help".
> There still no (official) way to run GUI with WSL.
> Is Cygwin still better for something?
Did they fixed the user mappings?
> I understand that WSL and Cygwin are completely different approaches,
> but from user perspective both are kind of sets of GNU/Linux commands
> and both are using some intermediate layer (cygwin1.dll or LXSS).
WSL requires Windows 10. End of story.
With best regards,
Thursday, October 27, 2016 16:20:53
Sorry for my terrible english...
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple