cygwin and GnuPro
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999
Earnie Boyd wrote in message
< firstname.lastname@example.org >...
>I don't know anything about GnuPro but the Cygwin product is wonderful. I
>it daily and it's becoming more robust. I see from the next sentence that
>you're a Linux _user_, what exactly is your intended use?
I develop simulation software and I require the speed of Linux, the
development environment of UNIX (I'm not a GUI guy) and the
of a standard PC platform.
>Comes close but can't ever be exact. The MS File Systems prevent Cygwin
>being exactly like Linux. One of the first things you'll want to do is to
>the files to a more common directory tree.
How does this work? What is the root directory (C:\) ?
>You'll need to create the import libraries so that they appear to be UNIX
>static like libraries but you should be able to call those from cygwin but
What is an import library and what does it entail? Can I do all this
from the gcc that is supplied with Cygwin?
>I believe that you can with even a 30 day trial but license for the trial
>required. GnuPro is a commercial product, you will be required to buy a
>license if you decide to use it. The GNU part, namely Cygwin will always
>No. I think that it's typical. Maybe you should suggest what should be
I'll come up with a list!
Thanks for the links in your sig. I'll investigate them now.
Furthermore, let me thank you for all the answers!
>"Earnie Boyd" < mailto:email@example.com >
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