Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Dec 2009 23:49 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Linux After two long years since the last release, Cygwin 1.7 (a Linux-like environment that runs on Windows systems) has been released. Among many other improvement, this release adds support for Windows 7 and Server 2008R2.
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Cygwin ports
by fithisux on Thu 24th Dec 2009 07:14 UTC
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are difficult and error prone to download. Someone on Cygwin must take some care on it. The cygwin installer takes pathetically a lot of time parsing ports tree and downloads crash.

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