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Re: cygipc (and PostgreSQL) XP problem resolved!

On Sat, May 10, 2003 at 10:51:05AM +0200, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> Charles Wilson wrote:
> > Conclusion: package maintainers that distribute shared libs need to
> > recompile ASAP, so that dependent apps can be recompiled if needed.
> >
> > Caveat to the caveat: this analysis ONLY applies if the compiled object
> > (DLL, static lib, executable, etc) actually USES one of the symbols
> > whose typedef has changed.  Currently, the list of affected packages is
> > pretty small (zlib is one).
> >
> With qt I have a similar problem. The current release was build with
> cygwin-1.3.20. Currently it is not possible to link a qt application with recent
> cygwin release due to type problems.
> header - QTextStream::QTextStream( FILE *, int mode )
> used   - QTextStream::QTextStream(__sFILE64 *, int)

Huh?  That's correct.  What's the exact problem with this?  The application
(or DLL) shouldn't worry about the actual implementation of FILE*.


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