On 5/19/06, Nuralanur / aol.com <Nuralanur / aol.com> wrote:
> >Better to use MINGW/MSYS than Cygwin. Cygwin is ... not a good  choice
> >most of the time with Windows.
> I've heard of MINGW, but not installed it on my system - Cygwin  drives
> me mad once every three months, but otherwise , it's ok.
> Can you say what MINGW/MSYS do better ?

It doesn't pretend to be Unix. It provides a shell and a compiler that
provides somewhat more usable results than Cygwin does, as long as
you're not having to deal with fork() and a couple of other things.

-austin
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