How important is Cygwin support for host tools?

Joel Sherrill joel at
Thu May 30 12:46:38 UTC 2019

On Thu, May 30, 2019, 7:41 AM Jiri Gaisler <jiri at> wrote:

> Does anyone still use Cygwin for RTEMS development? The reason I ask is
> that I have some portability issues for sis (no async I/O on sockets in
> Cygwin) and I would like to avoid some ugly workarounds if possible. In
> the age of virtualization and even WSL in Win 10, do we still need
> Cygwin ...?

There are still users on Cygwin and we test there periodically to avoid

It would be nice to see sis work on Cygwin but I understand if it won't.


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