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Re: setup crashing (attn Corinna)

----- Original Message -----
From: "egor duda" <>
To: "Robert Collins" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2002 6:19 PM
Subject: Re: setup crashing (attn Corinna)

> Hi!
> Sunday, 20 January, 2002 Robert Collins
> RC> Something seriously funny was going on in the C++/C runtime
> RC> Rather than try and explain it, I've linked in a recent version of
> RC> Lea's malloc, which also had a couple of quirks, that I've
> RC> fixed.
> why not use an instance of dlmalloc.c from winsup/cygwin/ directory? i
> understand that you may want to keep cinstall/ self-sufficient, but
> having two copies of the file is also, i believe, a bad thing (tm).

Doh!. Whack! Whack!. Naughty Robert.

Seriously though 2.7.0 has much improved win32 support, including
mmaping() of large areas, and an improved sbrk() emulation - contributed
by I believe.

Also, as cinstall and cygwin are not in lockstep with each other, I
think in this case I prefer having a separate file.


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