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RE: MS offers "Services For Unix" free of charge
- From: "Chris January" <chris at atomice dot net>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 00:38:16 -0000
- Subject: RE: MS offers "Services For Unix" free of charge
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 04:26:03PM -0500, Robb, Sam wrote:
> >> But beyond curiosity, there's not many reasons to install and
> >> use both, at least concurrently. Cygwin and SFU both address
> >> the same needs and Cygwin covers a wider range of tools. We'll
> >> see what happens though.
> >One thing that Cygwin does lack, and SFU has, is an NFS client :-/
> >I know that alone will probably entice me into taking a look at
> It would be rather interesting to add nfs to cygwin. We could develop
> filesystem "plug-ins" which could be generalized for stuff like NFS,
> EXTFS, etc.
> Didn't someone say they had a free month? Perfect project. :-)
Isn't the SFU NFS client an installable file system, i.e. you can use it
anywhere in Windows, not just with the SFU stuff?
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