Adrian Adrian - 1 year ago 154
Linux Question

which cygwin package to get `parallel` command?

Answer Source

Install gcc, make, autotools etc into cygwin, download the software and compile it yourself (natively, under windows, so you get a windows, native binary) as it doesn't seem to be offered by cygwin.

The README for the software has a section on windows:

= Minimal installation =

If you just need parallel and do not have 'make' installed (maybe the system is old or Microsoft Windows):

chmod 755 parallel
cp parallel sem
mv parallel sem dir-in-your-$PATH/bin/
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