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Is there anyone used "Windows Services for UNIX" or SFU? Can it be used instead of CYGWIN? Do you recommend? Any introductory tutorial for this?

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I use Windows Services for Unix to be able to mount a NFS drive as a network drive.

From my experience those services and what you get out of cygwin are two separate things.

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I've used them briefly and agree it's very different from cygwin. SFU is mostly for interoperability. We tried serving NIS from AD, which works but with inconveniences (user names and group names must be distinct) –  pjc50 Oct 18 '10 at 10:31
I used it for a while. I know that it can create problems with normal windows command line in some cases. I personally like Cygwin more. –  AndrejaKo Oct 18 '10 at 11:03
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