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RE: How to find out the current cygwin version?
- From: "Nellis, Kenneth" <Kenneth dot Nellis at conduent dot com>
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- Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 13:05:31 +0000
- Subject: RE: How to find out the current cygwin version?
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From: David Billinghurst
> On 8/09/2017 14:39, Ben Stover via cygwin wrote:
> > Assume I get to another (Windows) computer where Cygwin is already
> > How can I find out which version of Cygwin is currently installed?
> cygcheck --version # for cygwin dll
This isn't technically correct, right? This gives the version of
cygcheck itself, not the cygwin DLL, which is what was really
Instead, use: cygcheck -c cygwin
Or, as I do (and Corinna already suggested): uname -a
or, more quietly: uname -r