OSError: Unsupported platform 'CYGWIN_NT-10.0-19044'

Eliot Moss moss@cs.umass.edu
Tue Feb 21 20:52:30 GMT 2023


On 2/22/2023 7:03 AM, Jose Isaias Cabrera via Cygwin wrote:
> 
> On February 21, 2023 2:52 AM, Csaba Raduly  expressed:
> 
>> Because you're not on Windows. You're on Cygwin, which acts as a POSIX
>> (Unix-like) system.
> 
> Wow! Thanks for that deep thought. :-) I knew that. :-) I have been using Cygwin since 1999 (sometimes more than others). I just thought that by now, Windows would have started playing nicer and had made enough changes to be friendlier to POSIX. Long story, but I need to use Cygwin for this. Thanks, though.

Sorry - hard to know whether one is dealing with a "newbie" or not.

EM


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