cygwin 1.1.7

Jean Jordaan
Tue Jan 9 07:18:00 GMT 2001

Hey there.

If it weren't for Cygwin, I would have resigned my current job ages

-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher Faylor [ ]
Sent: 09 January 2001 01:50
Subject: Re: cygwin 1.1.7

It's interesting how quickly this thread changed from "Cygwin is great"
to "Cygwin is great but" to "I have a problem and need help! Could
somebody please help me????"

Sigh.  Business as usual.


On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 04:38:00PM -0500, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)
>At 04:29 PM 1/8/2001, David Feustel wrote:
>>I'm actually already starting on this path. I just installed 
>>Redhat Linux 7 with the intent of configuring a crosscompiler
>>for ARM. My first problem is that I can't login with the
>>1st or 2nd (non-root) user ids I created during the install.
>>Has something about the non-root login changed since 6.2?
>>I'm pretty sure I'm typing in the right passwords.
>I didn't have trouble with this for either Red Hat Linux 6.2 or 7.0 so I 
>can't say.  This ain't the best list for these types of questions
>>Is there a way to unpack RPMs on windows?
>Yes, there is at least one port of RPM via Cygwin.  Check out the pointers
>at to ported software and related sites or check the email
>>Dave Feustel
>>Fort Wayne, Indiana
>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <>
>>Sent: Monday, January 08, 2001 2:10 PM
>>Subject: Re: cygwin 1.1.7
>> > You mean what are the chances that the current pool of volunteers
>> > and improving Cygwin doing this?  My guess is pretty unlikely.  It
>> > seem to be a high priority.  Cross-compilers for other platforms have
>> > built though, using Cygwin's gcc as a base.  It should be possible to
>> > kick off this activity yourself if you're so inclined.
>> > 
>> > >
>> > >What are the chances of Cygwin creating a cross-compiler
>> > >toolchain to generate code for (and eventually migrate to)
>> > >WinCE?

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