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Re: [O] Emacs+org on Windows 7 pro

From: Eric S Fraga
Subject: Re: [O] Emacs+org on Windows 7 pro
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:00:01 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.94 (gnu/linux)

On Tuesday, 23 Aug 2016 at 09:21, Fabrice Popineau wrote:
> I always found Cygwin to be a PIA when working under  Windows.
> I vastly prefer to use msys2+mingw64. Emacs 25 compiles out of the box
> as a native w64 app and you get bash + all the tools you may want.
> My $0.02


I guess, if I had to use cygwin a lot, I might find it to be less than
satisfactory.  Luckily, my use is very limited and is for very sporadic
use.  The advantage of cygwin is I only have to run a single setup
program, click the select box for the various tools, hit install and I'm

I have been 99.999% Linux since 1992... (0.99pl12 Slackware version ;-)
with Solaris, BSD Unix and Unix V7 before that.  All I care about is
having bash+emacs with basic org in case I need to use Windows for some

: Eric S Fraga (0xFFFCF67D), Emacs, Org release_8.3.4-655-g9fb077

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