Quick query about Windows versions

Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty hamishmb@live.co.uk
Tue Mar 31 17:58:44 GMT 2020

On 31/03/2020 17:24, ASSI wrote:
> Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty via Cygwin-apps writes:
>> Just thought I should ask: is there a perferred version of Windows to
>> build packages on, or does it not matter?
> Whatever supported version of Windows you use, I'd say.
>> I currently build on Windows 7, following the tradition of building on
>> the oldest supported platform, but I have no idea if this is needed with
>> Cygwin.
> No Windows 7 system should still have the ability to connect to the
> internet… so no, I don't think you should even try to build there.
> Regards,
> Achim.

Yep, that's why I asked. I'll upgrade the VM to Windows 10 then, if it
makes no difference to Cygwin.

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