Apps hang while updating
State January 2016 this includes Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and all later versions of Windows up to Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
The 32 bit version of Cygwin also runs in the WOW64 32 bit environment on released 64 bit versions of Windows, the 64 bit version of course only on 64 bit Windows.
For more information about using Cygwin's Corinna Vinschen is the current project lead. Corinna is responsible for the Cygwin library and maintains a couple of packages, for instance Open SSH, Open SSL, and a lot more.
Yaakov Selkowitz is another Red Hat engineer working on the Cygwin project.
"foo", instead of "setup" -U --keep-untrusted-keys Use untrusted keys and retain all -L --local-install Install from local directory -l --local-package-dir Local package directory -m --mirror-mode Skip availability check when installing from local directory (requires local directory to be clean mirror!
) -B --no-admin Do not check for and enforce running as Administrator -d --no-desktop Disable creation of desktop shortcut -r --no-replaceonreboot Disable replacing in-use files on next reboot.
This includes configuring and building most of the available GNU or BSD software, including the packages included with the Cygwin distribution themselves.The packages in Cygwin are continually improving, thanks to the efforts of net volunteers who maintain the Cygwin binary ports.Each package has its own version numbers and its own release process.For a searchable list of packages that can be installed with Cygwin, see https://cygwin.com/packages/.
The Cygwin Setup program is designed to be interactive, but there are a few different ways to automate it.The Cygwin distribution contains thousands of packages from the Open Source world including most GNU tools, many BSD tools, an X server and a full set of X applications.