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Re: Building Emacs-cvs on Cygwin

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Building Emacs-cvs on Cygwin
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 12:24:40 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     I had a build tree (CVS 20061025 15:00) on Linux, so I have run
> I think you mean "on GNU/Linux", because that is a complete system,
> comparable to Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft Windows is not a complete system, as it is missing most end
user applications, and is also lacking the toolbox inventory of small
utilities that are a necessary ingredient of POSIX systems.

One has to add quite a bit of GNU stuff to MS Windows before it
becomes comparably useful.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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