Cygwin 3.1.7 freeware

... on Windows Operating System. It acts as an emulation layer, making it possible to run native Linux applications on Microsoft Windows. Cygwin consists of a DLL whose purpose is to provide POSIX API functionality and a collection of utilities that are able to accommodate the Unix look and feel on Windows computers. ...

Author Red Hat, Inc.
Released 2021-02-24
Filesize 1.22 MB
Downloads 1084
OS Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Installation Instal And Uninstall
Keywords Linux-like environment, linux on windows, emulation layer, linux, emulation, emulate
Users' rating
(19 rating)
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Cygwin freeware - The Latest Versions History
3.1.7 Feb 24, 2021 New Release Bug Fixes:
Fix acl_get_* functions in 32-bit Cygwin (pointer sign extension)
Fix select/poll issue in case a socket connect call fails
Fix multiple reader support for FIFOs
Fix an mmap issue that could cause failure with errno EFBIG
Fix the behavior of C++ apps after an unhandled exception (64-bit only)
3.1.6 Jul 13, 2020 New Release This is mainly a bugfix release.
What changed:
Support more IPPROTO_TCP socket options: TCP_FASTOPEN, TCP_KEEPIDLE, TCP_KEEPCNT, TCP_KEEPINTVL, TCP_QUICKACK, TCP_USER_TIMEOUT.
Bug Fixes:
Fix IPPROTO_TCP option handling, especially in terms of TCP_MAXSEG.
Fix a buffer overrun in Cygwin-internal string comparison.
Fix microcode registry lookup for /proc/cpuinfo output.
3.1.5 Jun 1, 2020 New Release What changed:
Support WSL symlinks. Create those by default now.
FIFOs can now be opened multiple times for reading.
Bug Fixes:
Fix accidental evaluation of NUL () characters in xterm console output.
Don't move cursor to the right in case of a NUL character in the console
output stream, this is not backed by terminfo.
Addresses: https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2020-02/msg00162.html
Fix a segfault when starting, e.g., mintty from a bash in a console
running xterm emulation.
Addresses: https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2020-02/msg00197.html
Fix TIOCINQ to always return number of inbound chars if available.
Addresses: https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2020-02/msg00258.html
Fix error handling in raw disk writes and allow full disk writes
including necessary locking on floppies as well.
Addresses: https://cygwin.com/pipermail/cygwin/2020-April/244610.html
Fix several FIFO bugs.
Addresses: https://sourceware.org/pipermail/cygwin/2020-March/000206.html

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