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Re: Windows Zsh - Available Elsewhere?

> The only reference I have been able to find to the
> Windows port of zsh is on ftp.blarg.net, which seems
> to always refuse anonymous ftp connections.

You might want to take a look at Cygwin, which is now fully supported, for
various values of `fully'.  Cygwin is easily downloadable (more or less, er,
fully automated) from sources.redhat.com, and zsh will compile out of the
box.  This gives you a complete UNIX environment, which zsh running under
native Windows doesn't.  However, it's not that fast.  The comparison
between zsh running under Linux and under Windows 98/Cygwin on the same box
is painful (although the two words in the middle are probably the main

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
Cambridge Silicon Radio, Unit 300, Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0XL, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 392070

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