[ANNOUNCEMENT] dosbox 0.74-2

waterlan waterlan@xs4all.nl
Tue Feb 16 07:57:00 GMT 2016

Yaakov Selkowitz schreef op 2016-02-16 01:03:
> On 2016-02-15 17:46, waterlan wrote:
>> Yaakov Selkowitz schreef op 2016-02-15 21:12:
>>> On 2016-02-15 13:41, Erwin Waterlander wrote:
>>>> Why would anyone run DosBOX under Cygwin???
>>> 64-bit Windows versions do not have any compatibility layer for DOS
>>> programs.
>> I run DosBOX-win32 directly on 64 bit Windows. No need for a Cygwin
>> POSIX layer here.
> You could say the same of many packages.  If you want to run MinGW or
> MSYS, go right ahead.  If you want to use Cygwin as an environment in
> and of its own, then the more packages therein the better.

I agree with you, but I can't see the advantage for DosBOX. I would also 
not run Wine or VirtualBox under Cygwin. It only adds slowness.

Thanks for porting anyway. It demonstrates how mature Cygwin is.

best regards,


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