Which version of cygwin 'rock solid'

Devin Nate devin.nate@cloudwerx.com
Sat Aug 18 16:34:00 GMT 2012

Thank you Eric, I've sent in a ticket to Red Hat Sales based on your advice.

On Aug 17, 2012, at 7:46 PM, "Eric Blake" <eblake@redhat.com> wrote:

> On 08/17/2012 04:13 PM, Devin Nate wrote:
>> My question, of the Cygwin users (or developers), which version would you select if your goal was maximum stability?
> If I were worried about maximum stability, I would buy a Red Hat support
> contract rather than relying on upstream cygwin.  (For that matter, if
> you get cygwin1.dll from Red Hat, it will be 1.even.x, instead of the
> cygwin.com 1.odd.x numbering scheme).
> Reading http://cygwin.com/licensing.html links you to:
> https://www.redhat.com/services/custom/cygwin/
> [In actuality, my own use of Windows is NOT mission critical, so I have
> no personal experience with how a Red Hat support contract works.  And
> an obligatory disclaimer: even though my email address is at redhat.com,
> my day job is in a different department and my work on cygwin is on my
> personal time]
> -- 
> Eric Blake   eblake@redhat.com    +1-919-301-3266
> Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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