changeset 2495:a90ed5421848

Important packages.
author Oleksandr Gavenko <gavenkoa@gmail.com>
date Mon, 04 Jan 2021 10:39:03 +0200
parents 964ca46a467c
children 1251d8e57794
files cygwin.rst
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--- a/cygwin.rst	Mon Jan 04 10:30:27 2021 +0200
+++ b/cygwin.rst	Mon Jan 04 10:39:03 2021 +0200
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 http://cygwin.com/mirrors.html
   Official mirror list.
 
+Important packages:
+
+* ``bash-completion`` - for human CLI.
+* ``emacs-w32`` - Cygwin's Emacs with native Windows widgets!
+* ``vim`` - let's have "improved" VI.
+* ``aspell``, ``aspell-en`` - for spell checking inside Emacs.
+* ``curl`` - for HTTP troubleshooting.
+* ``wget`` - for recursive downloading, also required by ``apt-cyg``.
+* VCS packages::
+
+    mercurial git git-completion git-svn subversion fossil
+
+* ``make`` - my favorite automation tool.
+* ``the_silver_searcher`` - human ``grep``.
+
 Configuration
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