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A subscriber-only list for discussing packaging issues regarding applications that are distributed with the Cygwin DLL. If you are maintaining or volunteering to maintain one of the packages that is distributed with the Cygwin net releases you should be subscribed to this list. This list is intended for discussing solutions. It is not (with one exception) for bug reports. 4769 22815
by Brian Inglis
A list for submitting patches to the Cygwin DLL and the other components of the "winsup" directory (if you aren't sure what this means, then you shouldn't be sending email here). Discussions of supplied patches are also acceptable, of course. Only subscribers may submit email to this list. 1125 5762
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This is the Cygwin main list for discussion of just about all things related to the Cygwin community release. If you have questions about how to use Cygwin, or if you have cygwin-specific questions, bugs, or observations about the UNIX tools (bash, gcc, make, etc.) that come with Cygwin, this is the list for you.
When reporting problems, please follow the Cygwin problem reporting guidelines at
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This list is NOT meant for Cygwin support of any kind. This is a chat list. This is just random chitchat and continuation of threads that have veered completely off-topic on the main list. Please use the main list for cygwin support questions. No profanity, no commercial posts, and minimal flaming, please. 1131 3908
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A list for discussion of all things related to the version X on Cygwin (Cygwin/X) which is distributed from the cygwin site. If you have questions about how to use, configure, install, build, or develop with Cygwin/X, this is the list for you. 2807 8023
by Matt
A low volume, moderated list set up to provide answers and limited discussion about Cygwin licensing. Please ask questions here if you are unclear about Red Hat licensing or Cygwin's standard GPL licensing. The GPL FAQ and the Cygwin Licensing Page are mandatory reading before posting here. First time posters should indicate that they have read both of these before sending a question or risk having their message rejected. 30 87
by Corinna Vinschen-2