Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Jul 4 15:19:00 GMT 2011

On Jul  3 13:53, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> On 01/04/2011 07:07, Andy Koppe wrote:
> > On 31 March 2011 21:34, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> Is anybody here still using Cygwin on Windows NT4 on a daily basis?  I'm
> >> asking because we're planning to drop NT4 support entirely and I would
> >> like to know if there are lots of people who would be very sad if that
> >> happens.
> > 
> > FWIW, NT4 support in mintty has been broken since version 0.6.1 a year
> > ago, and nobody reported it until Corinna stumbled across it in NT4
> > testing a few days ago.
> fwiw, I thought that I might have broken XWin on NT4 recently.
> On checking, I discovered that XWin has been broken on NT4 without anyone
> complaining since at least 1.6.3-1, released 2009-09-06. The
> VerSetConditionMask() API we use to check we aren't running on Windows 2000
> isn't available on NT4. :-). Also it looks like multiwindow mode has probably
> not worked correctly for longer.
> > Microsoft stopped supporting NT4 in 2004.

And Cygwin stops support with 1.7.10.  Rest in peace, NT4.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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