Cygwin instabilities

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Sep 13 16:35:00 GMT 2010

On 9/13/2010 11:57 AM, Al wrote:
>> These two things are related. Remember that Cygwin is an open source
> Sure it is related, but that doesn't answer my question.
>> Who would keep counters of stable or instable setups? These number are
>> exceptionally hard to come by. Even if this list is now flooded with "my
>> setup works" and "mine too" posts, these numbers would not be
> No that is not the way to go. I think there are people which run
> Cygwin on more than 1 machine, so they have a personal estimation and
> experience.
>> representative. Users may have given up on Cygwin due to instabilities
>> without notifying the list. Others may run Cygwin so happily they never
> Right. Similar I can't report the bugs for people telling me, they
> don't use Cygwin, because of stability issues they encountered in the
> past.

OK.  Well without any specifics about a particular issue and/or point in
time, there's really no way for anyone on this list to respond to this
type of query.  If someone finds something, the best way to handle the
problem is to report it here following the guidelines of

Larry Hall                    
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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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