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

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Fri Sep 18 21:17:34 GMT 2020


On 9/18/2020 11:29 AM, Brian Inglis wrote:
> 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?

No, sorry.  I don't know how/when that's done.

Ken


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