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Subject: Re: Deprecate Cygwin

Re: Deprecate Cygwin

From: Jens Arnold <>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 22:48:04 +0100

> as far as I know no developer is using Cygwin for development anymore.
> Consequently the build environment for Cygwin is something to consider
> unmainained. To make this clear we should officially declare building
> on Cygwin deprecated so people trying it know they have to expect
> problems.
> Thoughts? Is anyone still using Cygwin for Rockbox development?

There's one thing Cygwin is still good for: bulding voices using SAPI.
You can't do that in a linux VM. Afaik even this is slightly broken atm

Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Best Regards
Jens Arnold
Received on 2012-10-28

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