Cygwin installer could be much more better

Wed Jan 29 20:40:00 GMT 2014

I'll try to explain situation from my perspective,
Hoping it will be of of interest at least to somebody.

If I need some unix-y things, I usually end up using:

But using a virtual machine may be a bit too much overhead sometimes.

(As I couldn't find any good intro/tutorial pages for following projects, 
direct links to installers are provided, sorry. But if I understand
then they are somehow related to:

For installing gcc/g++ there's a nice installer:

But sometimes you'll need some libraries as well, then there's :

But sometimes those aren't unix-y enough, then you'd end up using cygwin.
And it just doesn't feel so good.

Blame projects mentioned above for setting expectations too high. ;-D

On 2014-01-29 09:28 Christopher Faylor wrote:
> It should be pretty obvious that discussion about MSYS is off-topic. 
> Please stop. 

I'll do it. 

And again, I'd like to thank all of you for your attention.

Ilja Umov

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