Cygwin 3.1.7 freeware

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Cygwin consists of a collection of various tools and libraries aimed to provide a Linux-like environment 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 1082
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
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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:
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.
Fix a segfault when starting, e.g., mintty from a bash in a console
running xterm emulation.
Fix TIOCINQ to always return number of inbound chars if available.
Fix error handling in raw disk writes and allow full disk writes
including necessary locking on floppies as well.
Fix several FIFO bugs.

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