Author vstinner
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Date 2017-03-04.05:01:21
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@AraHaan: "By the way guys I will be working on cpython to work on some changes to a few things for cygwin to compile using the official cpython source code on 3.5, 3.6, and 3.7. (...)"

Cygwin is not currently officially supported by CPython (or am I wrong?), so changes should only be made in Python 3.7 (master branch). I'm neutral on supporting Cygwin. In the meanwhile, you can prepare a CPython fork, and then come back with atomic commits as PR? Since I expect many changes, you may also discuss Cygwin support on python-dev.

What is the current status of the Cygwin support? Is it possible to build Python using Cygwin? How many tests fail?

To have an official support, we need an assigned developer and a buildbot:
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