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Re: Third-party products that include cygwin
Christopher Faylor <email@example.com> writes:
> I think this is how the BitKeeper folks do it, too, FWIW.
For the record, I'm pretty sure they've recently decided to stop doing
this, per this message¹ from Larry McVoy. Note the third paragraph
regarding "future directions." It sounds like they'll play nice
alongside Cygwin, but not be built on top of it.
The last time I tried to install BitKeeper (around October 2003), it
trashed my Cygwin mounts even though I told the installer not to touch
my Cygwin setup, and even then BitKeeper wouldn't run without
crashing. Apparently it wasn't (re)built to handle Cygwin
1.5.x. Sadly, as a result, I've been without BitKeeper on my new
Steven E. Harris
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