Windows and pkgsrc, of all things


Cygwin is a ‘supported platform’ in pkgsrc now.  This means your Microsoft Windows machine can now build packages out of pkgsrc.  I have no idea how many packages actually succeed, but it’s interesting to see the same tools there as on other platforms.

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  1. Harald Arnesen says:

    Windows has been supported for quite some time, via Interix.

  2. Yes, but I’ve actually seen people run Cygwin.

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