> This is probably a better choice than Cygwin going forward.
> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/commandline/wsl/about
> I don't know to what extent PETSc users have experimented with this
> feature, but it should make it easier to build and distribute PETSc.
We have tried this in Mainz, and PETSc (with MUMPS/SUPERLU_DIST/mpich) compiles 
out of the box with the new command-line option under windows 10.
It’s not as fast as linux/mac, but does the job

This won’t make me give up my mac yet, but windows seems to head in the right 



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