Cygwin and firewalls (FAQ alert)

Joshua Daniel Franklin joshuadfranklin@gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 08:14:00 GMT 2005


On 6/17/05, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>Why not just use the system firewall which is part of XP SP2?  

> Joshua, do you think you could add an entry about this concerning 
> what seems to work and what doesn't seem to work?

Done. http://cygwin.com/faq/faq_3.html#SEC55

> Although, I thought I recalled that Norton's firewall didn't work too
> well.

Me too, but it is a popular product and maybe they've improved.
I also thought I remembered one that never worked for anyone 
but a quick search didn't turn up the name. I'll update the entry 
as details emerge.

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