[ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST: bash 5.2.15-1
Sat Feb 18 21:55:41 GMT 2023
The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:
This is a long overdue update of the bash shell. Given the big
step in the version, this is a TEST release for now. Please give
it a try.
This release is based on the Fedora Linux 37 bash release with
most patches from Fedora used for the Cygwin release, too.
This includes noticably:
- A bash-devel package
- real exeutables
bash_DESCRIPTION="Bash is an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features
from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh). It is intended to conform to the
IEEE POSIX P1003.2/ISO 9945.2 Shell and Tools standard. It offers functional
improvements over sh for both programming and interactive use. In addition,
most sh scripts can be run by Bash without modification."
More information about the Cygwin