checking cyg version (was Re: GNU make losing jobserver tokens)

Mark Geisert
Tue Mar 22 23:06:44 GMT 2022

L A Walsh wrote:
> On 2022/03/21 08:09, Ken Brown wrote:
>> For starters, is your Cygwin installation up to date?  Cygwin's internal 
>> implementation of pipes was overhauled starting with cygwin-3.3.0.
> How does one check the version of cygwin?  I've updated cygwin files this year,
> but if I use cygcheck -V, I only see cygwin-3.2, which looks to be from last year.
> Is that they right way to check the cygwin version?

uname -r

..or the catch-all when I can't remember the -r option:

uname -a


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