[ros-kernel] Cygwin OS...

Steven Edwards steven_ed4153 at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 6 13:54:32 CEST 2004


--- seven2ten at cox.net wrote:
> Cygwin OS, I am developing a version of freedos that includes support
> for both reactos and cygwin. It is working out very well however i
> don't know how the reactos modules will handle fork, will this
> work??? I already have bash, ash, postgres, and apache up and
> running, perl is my newest project along with some more networking
> utils. I can connect to static web pages on the locale lan, does
> anyone have any ideas? I plan to use openbox, kde, and gnome for
> GUIs. Combined with wine and a layer for ReactOS i think Cygwin OS
> will be a great little linux type of dos distro. The usual directory
> structure is stable with C:\bin, sbin, etc, as hidden system files.
> Root is also hidden but i think security will be a problem.

If this is for real then save yourself the work and help us get CoLinux
working on ReactOS. Currently the way Windows and of course ReactOS
have to emulate fork for cygwin takes quite a performance hit and does
not really work for us at this time.


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