[PATCH v2] winsup/doc/faq-what.xml: FAQ 1.2 Windows versions supported
Fri Sep 18 11:59:08 GMT 2020
On 9/17/2020 10:53 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
> enumerate Vista, 7, 8, 10 progression to be clear, and earliest server 2008;
> add 8.1, exclude S mode, add Cygwin32 on ARM, specify 64 bit only AMD/Intel
> winsup/doc/faq-what.xml | 10 +++++-----
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/winsup/doc/faq-what.xml b/winsup/doc/faq-what.xml
> index ea8496ccbc65..77ba1c5fdd9c 100644
> --- a/winsup/doc/faq-what.xml
> +++ b/winsup/doc/faq-what.xml
> @@ -30,12 +30,12 @@ They can be used from one of the provided Unix shells like bash, tcsh or zsh.
> <question><para>What versions of Windows are supported?</para></question>
> -<para>Cygwin can be expected to run on all modern, released versions of Windows.
> -State January 2016 this includes Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and all
> -later versions of Windows up to Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
> +<para>Cygwin can be expected to run on all modern, released versions of Windows,
> +from Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Windows Server 2008 and all
> +later versions of Windows, except Windows S mode due to its limitations.
> The 32 bit version of Cygwin also runs in the WOW64 32 bit environment on
> -released 64 bit versions of Windows, the 64 bit version of course only on
> -64 bit Windows.
> +released 64 bit versions of Windows including ARM PCs,
> +the 64 bit version of course only on 64 bit AMD/Intel compatible PCs.
> <para>Keep in mind that Cygwin can only do as much as the underlying OS
> supports. Because of this, Cygwin will behave differently, and
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