On Fri, 2010-09-24 at 09:54 -0700, Benjamin Franz wrote:
> On 09/24/2010 08:37 AM, Hakan Koseoglu wrote:
> > On 24 September 2010 14:23, Timo Schoeler<email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Windows admins use a virtualized CentOS machine to copy files because
> >> their own tools are not able to handle copying a bigger amount of data.
> > Although I read the article with some amusement, I have to wonder
> > what's wrong with rsync (has a Windows port, albeit somewhat slow with
> > Cygwin implementation). His fallback is using cp which I found utterly
> > incomprehensible
> Until Cygwin's developers decide the join the rest of the window's
> universe in having an *uninstaller* it will remain "not installed -
> ever" on many people's systems, including mine.
+1. There are numerous things with Cygwin that are very messy. It
avoid it at nearly all costs.
IMO, a windows system with Cygwin and Cygwin tools isn't really a
Windows system anymore; it is an crippled and ugly hybrid.
> It is completely
> unacceptable that it is happy to install, but that you have to
> *manually* rip it out piece-by-piece if you ever want to uninstall it.
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