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On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 10:50 AM, KHMan <> wrote:
> On 5/18/2017 12:30 AM, Russell Haley wrote:
>> I also wonder out loud if this in all academic now with Linux
>> Subsystem for Windows?
> Everybody who wants a Linux-like environment is already on Cygwin.
> Even if Microsoft is completely honest this time, big corporations have a
> tendency to lose interest and then you're out of luck. Or a VP may want to
> show off his/her management skills and 'rationalize' things, 'sunset' some
> projects.
> We'll be stuck with compiling for legacy 32-bit Win32 for a long long
> long... a super long time. Even after so many years of 64 bit Windows,
> plenty of stuff have not moved to 64 bits executables.

Cygwin is STUPIDLY slow. LSW is a significant win over Cygwin.

/s/ Adam