[development] A Git mirror for Drupal CVS

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Feb 24 16:41:29 UTC 2008

Quoting Steven Peck <sepeck at gmail.com>:

> Cygwin as a tool is sub-optimal even as a command line tool for
> Windows.  A Unix port of tools used only within an emulated
> environment does not a supported platform make.

I think 10's of 1000's would argue with you.  Since March 2004 there 
have been ~700,000+/- downloads of MSYS-1.0.10.exe alone.

> Oh, the new command line for windows is PowerShell.

I try to stay away from the windows CLI preferring bash instead.  As 
for GIT using Cygwin or MSYS they can write a shell command once and 
not have to port it to CMD .bat files so that it supports UNIX and 
WINDOWS at the same time.  Less overhead in interoperability is the 
biggest benefits of Cygwin and MSYS even though it may be slightly 

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