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Re: [h-e-w] 23.0.60; cygwin1.dll dependency

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] 23.0.60; cygwin1.dll dependency
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 22:01:22 +0300

> From: Stephan Mueller <address@hidden>
> CC: "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 09:50:05 -0700
> Ultimately, I really don't want to do what
> Jason and Eli suggest here because it largely defeats my purpose
> in having Cygwin: I need to be able to us ls and rm etc. in cmd.exe
> windows.  My fingers know those commands from basically every
> system I've used -- not all of them Unixish -- so my point is
> to have familiar commands in the shell I must use, and not so
> much to have a "full Unix" nearby (although that's really handy
> when I do need it, too).

There are native Windows ports of ls, rm, and all the rest of
Coreutils, you can find it on GnuWin32 site.  I'm used to them as
well, and I'm using them all the time, but without any adverse effects
of mixing Cygwin and non-Cygwin executables.

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