Generation by Vintedois Diffusion. Prompt: estilovintedois, landscape, nature, dramatic light, intricate details, large amount of birds migrating across the sky. Negative prompt: humans, portraits

Migrating from Cygwin to Msys2 as Daily Driver When Using Windows

I had long been using Cygwin as my main operating environment when I needed to use Windows—which helped me keep my sanity level above zero. A little while ago, I migrated from Cygwin to one of its derivatives: MSYS2. Why? Cygwin’s package manager (the setup.exe) wasn’t nice, to put it nicely. MSYS2’s package manager, pacman, was one of the low-headache package managers I liked. I frequently needed to interact with native Windows executables from the command line. ...

September 10, 2023 · 976 words · Hojin Koh