[PATCH v2] winsup/doc/faq-what.xml: FAQ 1.2 Windows versions supported

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Fri Sep 18 15:29:41 GMT 2020


On 2020-09-18 05:59, Ken Brown via Cygwin-patches wrote:
> 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>
>>   <answer>
>>   -<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>
>>   <para>Keep in mind that Cygwin can only do as much as the underlying OS
>>   supports.  Because of this, Cygwin will behave differently, and
> 
> Pushed.  Thanks.
> 
> Ken

Thanks Ken,
Do you have to run something to regen the docs, FAQ.html, and push to the web
site, or does it run periodically, so I can follow up to the OP and get feed
back from the responder?

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Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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