He's the guy behind the current build and packaging system and maintains by far the most packages in the Cygwin distribution.Jon Turney is developer and maintainer of the Cygwin X server and a couple of related packages.
The GPL or LGPL licenses allows you those freedoms, so it is free software.
output and the Cygwin User's Guide for more information.
For more information about using Cygwin's Corinna Vinschen is the current project lead. Corinna is responsible for the Cygwin library and maintains a couple of packages, for instance Open SSH, Open SSL, and a lot more.
Yaakov Selkowitz is another Red Hat engineer working on the Cygwin project.
"foo", instead of "setup" -U --keep-untrusted-keys Use untrusted keys and retain all -L --local-install Install from local directory -l --local-package-dir Local package directory -m --mirror-mode Skip availability check when installing from local directory (requires local directory to be clean mirror!
) -B --no-admin Do not check for and enforce running as Administrator -d --no-desktop Disable creation of desktop shortcut -r --no-replaceonreboot Disable replacing in-use files on next reboot.
If you are deploying to multiple systems, the best way is to run through a full installation once, saving the entire downloaded package tree.
Then, on target systems, run Cygwin Setup as a "Local Install" pointed at your downloaded package tree.
If you are looking for the version number for the whole Cygwin release, there is none.