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24 April 2009 05:30

Chapter 2. Setting Up Cygwin

Chapter 2. Setting Up Cygwin Table of Contents Internet Setup Download Source Selecting an Install Directory Local Package Directory Connection Method Choosing Mirrors Choosing Packages Download and Installation Progress Icons Post-Install Scripts Troubleshooting Environment Variables Changing Cygwin's Maximum Memory NT security and usage of ntsec NT security Process privileges File permissions NT SIDs in Cygwin The mapping leak The ACL API New setuid concept Switching User Context Special values of user and group ids Customizing bash

24 April 2009 05:15


Cygwin Documentation * Cygwin User's Guide * Cygwin API Reference * Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) file for Cygwin. Some work remains to be done in documenting the Cygwin API. In addition to the Cygwin API Reference and information in the FAQ, you may want to check source code file winsup/cygwin.din which lists all of the Cygwin DLL exports. We have some preliminary docs on how to profile the Cygwin DLL. Information on building and using DLLs is here. Also note that there is quite a lot of useful information in the project mailing list archives.

29 August 2008 18:30

Cygwin User's Guide

Cygwin User's Guide The Cygwin User's Guide is now available in several formats: * Several HTML files, with Table of Contents * One large compressed HTML file * One compressed PDF file Alternatively, you may jump to a section that interests you: * Quick Start Guide for those more experienced with Windows * Quick Start Guide for those more experienced with UNIX * Help with setting up Cygwin with setup.exe