Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: emanuel stiebler <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/25/2001 13:33:02
"Greg A. Woods" wrote:
> Well, that's not too surprising -- Unix has almost always (i.e. right
> from its very inception)  been commonly used as a programming
> environment for other target systems.  Rarely is it possible or sensible
> to try to go the other way around though.
> I would think that Cygwin pales in comparison to the real thing, though
> of course I've absolutely no experience with Cygwin (nor any desire to
> gain any!  ;-).

It's not so bad as it sounds. I use cygwin/xfree as an XWindow terminal
for my unix boxes.
It works pretty well.
Windows C compiler ? Don't know if it is still installed ;-)