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David Somers wrote: > Tony Hoyle wrote: >> All my scripts use cygwin for building because cmd.exe is pretty >> hopeless for any kind of scripting work. > > You might want to look at: > > http://win-bash.sourceforge.net/ > > bash running in windows as native port (i.e. no need for cygwin cluttering > up the place too) :-) SFU has that single binary also but there's a lot more to it... all the support applications for example... we don't use many but only cygwin gives a single install that has everything that's needed to run a script. MS have started putting SFU in their core releases (win2003, Vista) but *not* any of the applications.. so we can't use that since they don't presently provide any download of the SFU applications (looked into it for vista - which won't run cygwin - and basically gave up). Tony