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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.5.11-1

Borrowing a line from that deeply inspirational film .......



The efforts of all involved are GREATLY appreciated!

Brian Kelly

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on 09/05/2004 12:51:25 AM

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Subject:    [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygwin-1.5.11-1

I've made a new version of the Cygwin DLL and associated utilities
available for download.  As usual, a list of what has changed is below.

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.

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Changes since 1.5.10-3:

- Fix various reported cygserver problems.  (Corinna Vinschen)

- Add -g/--group option to mkgroup (q.v.) (Igor Pechtchanski)

- Fix some problems with rsync hangs on Windows NT class systems.  (Bob

- Fix mysterious configure script premature exit.  (Pierre Humblet)

- Properly zero fill file on windows 9x when file is extended.  (Pierre

- Regularize errno text output.  (Corinna Vinschen)

- Fix handling of audio fds when duped.  (Pierre Humblet)

- Report correct processor-specific flags in /proc/cpuinfo.
  (Christopher January, Tomas Ukkonen)

- Add workaround to get Cygwin working on 64-bit systems.
  (Corinna Vinschen, Christopher Faylor)

- Fix handling of chdir with windows paths.  (Pierre Humblet)

- Make path handling and error checking for mount more robust.
  (Pierre Humblet)

- Add minor speedup to spawn/exec processing.  (Christophe Jaillet)

- Fix shmget handling.  (Corinna Vinschen)

- Don't create filenames, on disk, which normal Windows interprets as
  "special".  (Pierre Humblet, David Fritz, Christopher Faylor)

- Make IPC_INFO visible only for ipc system utilities, to make it
  consistent with declaration of struct seminfo.  (Egor Duda)

- Fix usage message in ssp.  (John Paul Wallington)

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