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- From: "Michael H. Cox" <mhcox at bluezoosoftware dot com>
- To: "Jonathan Larmour" <jifl at eCosCentric dot com>,"Cygwin" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 02:49:43 -0700
- Subject: RE: 1.3.20
- Reply-to: <mhcox at bluezoosoftware dot com>
> -----Original Message-----
> > To quote from the FAQ:
> > "As of this writing, you need to install at least the cygwin source
> > package and the w32api source package.
> > It is possible that the cygwin source package may require a newer
> > version of the w32api package since the release of the packages is not
> > always in lock step (another reason to just use CVS)."
> Otherwise why do you even bother giving people sources if you only intend
> them to use (the occasionally broken) CVS?
Excuse me for butting in on this thread, but I'm having trouble using the
cygwin CVS respository and since CVS seems to be the preferred method...
I'm trying to build a debug version of cygwin1.dll to help debug a problem
I'm having. I'd like to retrieve the source files used to build cygwin
1.3.19-1 from CVS. Following the instructions at http://cygwin.com/cvs.html
I tried to checkout this version using:
cvs -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvs/src checkout -r
(BTW, the tag cygwin-1-3-19-1 isn't in the list of available tags in cvsweb
http://sources.redhat.com/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/src/winsup/?cvsroot=src, but it
is in CVS.)
I only got a portion of the source files (the files under
src/winsup/cygwin). If I don't use the tag, I get all the sources, but I'm
getting files off the MAIN trunk that aren't tagged with cygwin-1-3-19-1. I
don't think that's what I want since I'll be getting changes that have
occurred since the 1.3.19-1 release. How do I get the versions of w32api,
newlib, etc. that were used to build 1.3.19-1 out of CVS?
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