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Re: GitForWindows vs. Cygwin




On 21.03.2018 05:02, Vince Rice wrote:
On Mar 20, 2018, at 7:24 PM, Tony Kelman <tony@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Can anyone enlighten me about the relationship of "Git for Windows" to Cygwin?
They are not related.
Yes, they are.
No they're not.
Tony explained well how they are related; Git for Windows is compiled in and packaged with MSYS2 which is forked from Cygwin.

It doesn't use cygwin, therefore it's not related. Since this is a cygwin mailing list,
that means the first two replies were correct — this isn't the place to discuss it.

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