native Linux userland in Windows 10

Herbert Stocker
Wed Apr 13 05:20:00 GMT 2016

On 12.04.2016 14:50, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> But unlike with Cygwin, Linux apps don't have to be rebuilt -
> they can run natively as-is in Windows 10.

So it's not the same thing as Cygwin, technically, it's more like a
reverse Wine.

> So you can get, allegedly, the full Linux userland out-of-the-box.

In theory yes, in practice only as far as they implemented the Linux Kernel
API correctly (be it by mistake or deliberately).

> Has anyone had a chance to try this new feature?

I'm not happy with Win10 (cause it forces updates), so i don't have
much desire to try it out.


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