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Well, you could also take the Microsoft point of view (you are running DC's after all) and just go with a more officially supported option, the Subsystems for Unix architecture. It is obviously less palatable, but welcome to the wonderful world of Windows. Haha.

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they will switch to a linux or bsd kernel sooner or later ;-) – mit Jun 23 '11 at 13:18
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I think there shouldn't be any. Cygwin was made to run on windows.

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