Windows 95 working again?

Christopher Faylor
Wed Aug 8 08:05:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Aug 08, 2001 at 04:34:08AM -0700, Matt wrote:
>On Sat, 4 Aug 2001, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> I checked in some patches to get Windows 9x working again.  I tried hard
>> for two weeks or more to come up with a plan for Windows 9x that didn't
>> require double copying of the Cygwin heap but, alas, I just couldn't do
>> it.
>> Windows 95 seems carefully designed to give the illusion of functionality
>> while styming real programming at every step.
>> I couldn't duplicate the reported problem of running rsync in /bin/sh so
>> I don't know if this is fixed or not.  Otherwise, I think that cygwin
>> should be functional again.
>> If we can fix the autoconf bug, I'd like to make a release.
>I can do some testing in win98 when I get back from europe.
>Is win98 more functional than win95 in the respects you mention?

Windows 98/Me == Windows 95


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