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RE: How to find out the current cygwin version?




From: David Billinghurst 
> On 8/09/2017 14:39, Ben Stover via cygwin wrote:
> 
> > Assume I get to another (Windows) computer where Cygwin is already
> installed.
> >
> > How can I find out which version of Cygwin is currently installed?
> cygcheck --version             # for cygwin dll
> ...

This isn't technically correct, right? This gives the version of
cygcheck itself, not the cygwin DLL, which is what was really
being requested.

Instead, use: cygcheck -c cygwin

Or, as I do (and Corinna already suggested): uname -a
or, more quietly: uname -r

--Ken Nellis