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Re: [HEADSUP] Dropping libopenssl098 from distro

Hi Ken,

On Jan 29 15:25, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 1/23/2015 8:48 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
> >My guess is correct.  lisp.exe uses bit 31 (counting from the LSB) as a marker
> >during garbage collection, and this is incompatible with Cygwin's use of high
> >memory for the heap.  I think I know how to fix this (by defining
> >LINUX_NOEXEC_HEAPCODES in the Cygwin build), but I haven't finished testing it yet.
> I've now built clisp-2.48 with this change (32-bit only), and I've tested it
> as well as I can, given that I'm not a clisp user.  The build passes all but
> a handful of about 12,000 tests, so I think it's probably OK.  (None of the
> test failures involved crashes.)

Sounds great to me (not being a clisp user myself).

> I'm attaching the patches that I applied (on top of Reini's patches) in
> order to make the build succeed.  I also had to use libdb4.5 instead of
> libdb4.8.

Is that ok?  I mean, shouldn't a package always try to use the latest
version?  What's the problem you're observing ?  Maybe Volker can help

I just had a look and it turned out that the 64 bit release only has
a single db version, 5.3, while the 32 bit version comes with 4.5 and
4.8 only.  Volker???


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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