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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: fish-2.1.1-6

The fish package has been updated in the Cygwin distribution.  This release has
a few Cygwin-only improvements:

* sudo function:  Alias for 'cygstart --action=runas', which runs a command as
Administrator after prompting for approval by UAC.  This is the Cygwin analog of
sudo in Linux.  For example,

    sudo net start sshd

A new window opens to run the command, then closes itself again, so you probably
won't have time to read any output.  You may like it better to open a root shell
with 'sudo fish' or 'sudo mintty', then run your commands there.

* iamroot function: True if the shell is running with Administrator rights, else
false.  For example,

    iamroot; and echo yes; or echo no

* fish_prompt function now correctly adjusts the prompt if fish is running with
Administrator rights.

fish is the friendly interactive shell. It's a Unix shell that focuses on
interactive use, discoverability, and user friendliness. The design goal of fish
is to give the user a rich set of powerful features in a way that is easy to
discover, remember, and use.

Home page:

Andrew E. Schulman


To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.


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