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Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 04:34:08 -0700 (PDT)
From: Matt <matt AT use DOT net>
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Subject: Re: Windows 95 working again?
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On Sat, 4 Aug 2001, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> I checked in some patches to get Windows 9x working again.  I tried hard
> for two weeks or more to come up with a plan for Windows 9x that didn't
> require double copying of the Cygwin heap but, alas, I just couldn't do
> it.
>
> Windows 95 seems carefully designed to give the illusion of functionality
> while styming real programming at every step.
>
> I couldn't duplicate the reported problem of running rsync in /bin/sh so
> I don't know if this is fixed or not.  Otherwise, I think that cygwin
> should be functional again.
>
> If we can fix the autoconf bug, I'd like to make a release.

I can do some testing in win98 when I get back from europe.

Is win98 more functional than win95 in the respects you mention?

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