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Re^3: A directory diff

by BravoTwoZero (Scribe)
on Dec 03, 2004 at 17:18 UTC ( #412186=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: A directory diff
in thread A directory diff

But you can visit, and for free!

Cygwin
You get bash and most other shell environments and utilities at your diposal. It's nice to be at a Win32 command line using ls.

MS Services for Unix
I'm personally more partial to Cygwin, but it's free with ksh as the default shell.

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Re^4: A directory diff
by hsmyers (Canon) on Dec 03, 2004 at 20:57 UTC
    I've got and have used/use both. Like you am much more partial to Cygwin. Having said that, my ultimate preference is to have non-Cygwin dll based utilities where ever possible. The real problem is not on my machine, but as I mentioned, on my client's boxen---can't seem to convince them that it's ok to be free and live well, they are still caught in a lockstep with the robots from Redmond...sigh (some more)

    --hsm

    "Never try to teach a pig to sing...it wastes your time and it annoys the pig."

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