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Re: Setup hangs repetedly
- From: Randall R Schulz <rrschulz at cris dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 01 Feb 2003 16:13:27 -0800
- Subject: Re: Setup hangs repetedly
It's true Cygwin has improved immensely in the past six years or so,
but it was useful even back then. I started using it in 1997 (beginning
about a week after I first had to use Windows for development) and it
was indispensable, even if not entirely mature. I tried MKS, but even
if you ignored its very slow terminal / console I/O, I could not
conceivably deemed it worth what it costs when Cygwin (whose name was
different then, I think) was available free.
At 15:58 2003-02-01, Dockeen wrote:
>This is probably why most experienced users recommend using one of the
>"beta" releases, in particular b19. There are no problems using
>setup.exe in that version (such as not being able to resize the
As someone who goes back to the Bx days (maybe I should call that the
Bs days), I think the technical term for the above phrase is as follows:
Rancid bovine fecal material.
Says it all.
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