Cygwin is a DLL which provides a Unix emulation environment for Windows. The Cygwin environment provides a complete port of such development utilities as gcc, binutils, gdb, make, etc., as well as a vast number of useful utilities.
|Tags||Software Development Emulators|
|Operating Systems||Windows Windows POSIX|
|Implementation||C C++ Assembly|
Release Notes: This release works much better on Vista and Windows 7. It has improvements in international character set handling. It handles path names longer than 260 characters. It has support for IPv6. It allows multiple Cygwin installations to exist on the same machine. It breaks backwards compatibility with some older applications. It no longer works on Windows 9x class systems.
Release Notes: This release fixes "no output" problem reported for some programs and also corrects some errors relating to sockets.
Release Notes: This release reimplements d_ino handling, fixes an oft-reported problem where "cygwin uses 100% of the CPU", and fixes some problems with network functions. There are many other fixes.
Release Notes: Many bugfixes were made and a few new functions were exported.
Release Notes: This release fixes problems with running 16-bit applications on Windows 9x, using a //share as a home directory, and CTRL-C inappropriately killing background processes. It also now provides some new math functions and has a minor speedup for some pthread functions.