2010 - User Guide - Cygwin 1.7

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Unformatted text preview: Cygwin User’s Guide i Cygwin User’s Guide Cygwin User’s Guide ii Copyright © 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Red Hat, Inc. Cygwin User’s Guide iii Contents 1 Cygwin Overview 1 1.1 What is it? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.2 Quick Start Guide for those more experienced with Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.3 Quick Start Guide for those more experienced with UNIX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.4 Are the Cygwin tools free software? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1.5 A brief history of the Cygwin project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1.6 Highlights of Cygwin Functionality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.6.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.6.2 Permissions and Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.6.3 File Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.6.4 Text Mode vs. Binary Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 1.6.5 ANSI C Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 1.6.6 Process Creation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 1.6.7 Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 1.6.8 Sockets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1.6.9 Select . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1.7 What’s new and what changed in Cygwin 1.7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1.7.1 What’s new and what changed from 1.7.6 to 1.7.7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1.7.2 What’s new and what changed from 1.7.5 to 1.7.6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1.7.3 What’s new and what changed from 1.7.3 to 1.7.5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1.7.4 What’s new and what changed from 1.7.2 to 1.7.3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1.7.5 What’s new and what changed from 1.7.1 to 1.7.2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1.7.6 OS related changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 1.7.7 File Access related changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 1.7.8 Network related changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Network related changes ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course DEC 123 taught by Professor Fr during the Spring '10 term at ENS Cachan.

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