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Cygwin32: a free win32 porting layer for UNIX® applications

@inproceedings{Noer1998Cygwin32AF,
  title={Cygwin32: a free win32 porting layer for UNIX{\textregistered} applications},
  author={Geoffrey Noer},
  year={1998}
}
Cygwin32 is a full-featured Win32 porting layer for UNIX applications, compatible with all Win32 hosts (currently Microsoft Windows NT, Windows 95, and Windows 98). It was invented in 1995 by Cygnus Solutions as part of the answer to the question of how to port the GNU development tools to the Win32 host. The Win32-hosted GNUPro compiler tools that use the library are available for a variety of embedded processors as well as a native version for writing Win32 programs. By basing this… Expand
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