[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mintty 2.9.9

Steven Penny svnpenn@gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 22:52:00 GMT 2019


On Wed, 27 Mar 2019 21:02:47, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>  >>> mintty requires: bash cygwin
> I remember some discussion that the cygwin dependency, which most 
> packages have, should not (or does not need to be) listed.
> And in fact, mintty does not depend on bash. Why does cygport think so?

Uh, Mintty definitely *does* depend on Bash, what makes you think it doesnt?
As a simple test case, rename Bash and try to run Mintty. You get this:

Failed to run '/bin/bash': No such file or directory
/bin/bash: Exit 126.


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