Subject: Re: Sort of off-topic, but....
To: Ben Collver <>
From: Richard Rauch <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/12/2005 14:12:50
On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 05:38:14AM -0800, Ben Collver wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 01:08:34AM -0600, Richard Rauch wrote:
> > Well, this is a general chatter list...(^&
> > 
> > I'm running a new monopoly-soft system.  I'd like to have something
> > like a POSIX (let's say NetBSD-like, to relate; (^&) environment.
> > Suggestions?
> You can find an .iso image with a complete cygwin "distribution".  Is CD
> media acceptable?

I didn't know about the CD.  That would be a vast improvement over their
silly download tool!  (^&

> You can also get Microsoft Services for Unix aka Interix.  That comes as
> a single-file download.  This provides NFS mount, but no X.

Hm.  It looks like they have an X server available in some form of
association.  I wonder if I can install Interix and CygWIN
simultaneously?  Or will they tend to step on one another's toes?


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