Collection of tools which provide a Linux look and feel environment for Windows.
Cygwin is: * a collection of tools which provide a Linux look and feel environment for Windows. * a DLL (cygwin1.dll) which acts as a Linux API layer providing substantial Linux API functionality. The Cygwin tools are ports of the popular GNU development tools for Microsoft Windows. They run thanks to the Cygwin library which provides the POSIX system calls and environment these programs expect.
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