Cygwin Statistics and curiosity

Marco Atzeri
Wed May 2 05:32:00 GMT 2018

On 5/2/2018 1:22 AM, R0b0t1 wrote:
> On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 7:49 AM, Marco Atzeri  wrote:
>> Hi,
>> following a unpleasant discussion about cygwin usability
>> I wondered how many users cygwin have.
> Younger people seem to prefer MSYS due to its use of pacman.
> Admittedly, it is very convenient. Otherwise Cygwin (or MSYS) has
> always been accepted (at least amongst everyone I talk to) as a
> necessity.
> Even if the updates aren't automatic due to the DLL issue, a CLI
> interface to the updater would help.

the setup is usable as CLI.
Can be improved, but it is usable for most of the stuff.

PS: Post bottom is fine, but also trim is needed.


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