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Re: Two different cygwin environments

Igor Peshansky <> writes:

> On Tue, 18 Jul 2006, Andrei Stebakov wrote:
> > I am using the current cygwin installed by cygwin.exe.
> > Also on the same machine I need to use an older versin of Cygwin so I
> > wonder what's the best way to have two cygwin environments on the same
> > machine, under the same user so they don't collide.
> The Cygwin DLL strives to be backward-compatible (i.e., any applications
> that run using the older Cygwin1.dll should also run using the newer DLL).
> Is there a reason you really need the older DLL around?
> 	Igor
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Yes, there is a reason. The company we currently work with supplies their own 
building environment cygwin+watcom c++ and they stress that it won't work with the latest cygwin. 
I wish they had just used the latest stuff that I use! 
Thank you,

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