[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: [experimental] cygwin-1.5.25-8

Thorsten Kampe thorsten@thorstenkampe.de
Mon Feb 25 04:15:00 GMT 2008

* Brian Dessent (Sun, 24 Feb 2008 10:21:39 -0800)
> Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > Well, I found this out the "hard" way. Was that a known fact? "Known"
> > as in "known to the public".
> Did you miss this text in the announcement that you're replying to?

No, it says "The main purpose of this update is to allow Cygwin to run 
correctly on Windows 2008 Server". It does not say "Without this 
update you won't even be able to install Cygwin on Windows 2008 

Anyway, I installed Windows 2008 Server about one week ago and at this 
time I had not read about a major issue preventing installation. I 
didn't report that because I was not sure if I missed a thread about 
this topic. Therefor I'm simply asking: was it known here before 
yesterday that one cannot install Cygwin on Windows 2008? I'm just 


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