RE: How to find out the current cygwin version?
- Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 11:39:44 -0400
- From: "Ian Lambert via cygwin" <cygwin@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: How to find out the current cygwin version?
On September 8, 2017 9:05:31 AM EDT, "Nellis, Kenneth" <Kenneth.Nellis@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>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
>> > 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
>Instead, use: cygcheck -c cygwin
>Or, as I do (and Corinna already suggested): uname -a
>or, more quietly: uname -r
Fwiw, from what I've seen, only
cygcheck -c cygwin
gives the full x.y.z-n version.
All other suggestions give only
x.y.z without -n
Small difference, but...
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