cygwin vs. MKS Toolkit

J. J. Farrell
Tue Aug 31 23:49:00 GMT 1999

> From: "McCunney, Dennis" <>
> The MKS Toolkit never claimed to be POSIX compliant.  They _did_
> try to be SysV compatible insofar as the underlying OS allowed it.

MKS do claim POSIX compliance for many of the tools individually
(all the ones I checked), and generically in the Toolkit release
notes. Their implementation is conceptually similar to the FSF's
in that they have the POSIX requirements with various extensions.

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