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Is the Latest Release of Cygwin supported on Windows Server 8/2012
- From: Cary Conover <carydconover at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 18 May 2012 10:46:17 -0400
- Subject: Is the Latest Release of Cygwin supported on Windows Server 8/2012
- Reply-to: carydconover at gmail dot com
Was wondering with major changes to the base distro of Windows Server
8/2012 is anyone running compatibility tests on the platform and if so
what observed results were? Will or Does Cygwin run on Windows Server
8/2012? ÂI have seen some comments about difficulties with Cygwin on
Windows 8 desktop but have not heard much about Server Edition.
Trying to determine if Cygwin latest release is an option to run
Unix/Posix Products on Windows Server 8/2012
Are there any efforts to make 64bit Releases under consideration?
The reason for the question is it does not make sense to have a 64 bit
Server with a 32 bit emulator for POSIX running any major products on
any Server Operating System Product.
This is like having Porsche running with a small VW Engine under the
hood. ÂYes it is hopped up and can run fast. ÂBut it is not going to
run like the turbo charged Porsche. ÂSo why pay the price of a Porsche
when you really are running a VW?
Cary D. Conover
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