Last Version of Cygwin for XP

Eric Blake
Mon Feb 15 14:53:00 GMT 2016

On 02/13/2016 05:41 PM, Erik Soderquist wrote:
> Yes, I have, two of them fail entirely to start, and the third starts,
> but crashes quickly.  As each also has its own hardware drivers, I
> suspect it would be harder getting it to work in Wine than writing
> fresh.  They are currenty in VMware Player because they do not work
> correctly in VirtualBox either.  (I wanted the VM to be open source as
> well, but no such luck).  If anyone has suggestions on other open
> source virtual environments, I'm willing to try so I can eliminate
> VMware.  (Long term goal is 100% open source).

qemu-kvm works just fine at running Windows guests.  It's what I use for
maintaining my Cygwin packages.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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