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RE: apache problems gone with 1.50
- From: "Bill McCormick" <wpmccormick at covad dot net>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2003 19:22:04 -0500
- Subject: RE: apache problems gone with 1.50
- Reply-to: <wpmccormick at covad dot net>
> Bill McCormick wrote:
> > I installed cygwin 1.50 and my apache problems have ceased.
> This is good to hear. Perhaps I will switch from Apache for Windows ->
> Apache under Cygwin. Only problem is I also trying to move my web site
> over to a Linux box instead - which makes this all kinda moot. However I
> do have a friend who wishes to host his web site on a Windows box and I
> am contemplating using Cygwin for most services. If Apache under Cygwin
> works well with 1.5.0 then perhaps I'll just go that way. I wonder if
> anybody has measured the speed difference between Apache for Windows and
> Apache under Cygwin...
Eventually the work I'm doing will go to a Linux box. Developing on a Windoz
box has it's advantages however. I like not having to switch back and forth
to separate systems to do things I still do on Windows like e-mail, web
browsing. I've never really had the time to figure out how to make vim and
emacs do the things I can do with simple text programs like Textpad. One
needs 1/2 a life-time just to learn what all the command line parameters
are. Well ... I exaggerate a little. Some of the more user interface
intensive under Linux are still not quite up to pare with the Windows's
apps. But you just can't beat the remote support capabilities of a *NIX box,
not to mention the speed and reliability. Not every application needs to
have some slick user interface. And the system registry ... well need I say
more? Oh how I miss the days of the .ini file.
Anyway ... that's my slightly off-topic 2 cents ... FWIW.
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